A Storm of Strawberries

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Darby loves summer on her family’s strawberry farm – but is the weather about to turn? Darby’s favourite things are listening to music – preferably The Beatles – picking strawberries on the farm and spending time with her big sister. She is looking forward to doing all three over the long weekend, but when Kaydee has a friend to stay and the sunshine disappears, everything gets turned on its head. When the storm clears, will Darby find everything is back to normal, and what is ‘normal’ anyway?

Description

Darby loves summer on her family’s strawberry farm – but is the weather about to turn?A UK nomination for IBBY’s List of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities 2019Darby is twelve and has Down’s syndrome. Her favourite things are music, chocolate, and her big sister Kaydee. It’s nearly time for the annual chocolate hunt, the highlight of Darby’s year, but Kaydee has brought a friend home for the weekend. Suddenly both the chocolate hunt and her favourite person are in danger of slipping away… and to make things worse, the family’s strawberry farm is hit by a tornado.When the storm clears, what will be left? And can Darby mend what’s been broken when nobody will listen to her?A warm, thoughtful and empathetic novel from acclaimed author Jo Cotterill.

Additional information

Weight 0.179 kg
Dimensions 1.5 × 13 × 1.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

223

Language

English

Edition

Paperback original

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J