Laugh With the Moon

Laugh With the Moon

Book - 2012
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Massachusetts thirteen-year-old Clare, grieving after her mother's recent death, reluctantly travels with her father to spend nine weeks in a remote village in Malawi, where new friends and experiences help open her mind and heart.
Published: New York : Delacorte Press, c2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385904698
Branch Call Number: J BUR
Characteristics: 245 p. ;,22 cm.


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saqwerty123 Apr 03, 2014

This is such an amazing book. You really get to know all the characters and their personalities as if you are there, in the story. Beautiful story, wonderfully written. I really have no words to explain, just this is an amazing author and all her books are a must-read, ESPECIALLY this one.

BPLNextBestKids Nov 22, 2012

Clare’s mother has died and her father, a doctor, has taken Clare to Malawi for nine weeks while he runs a clinic there and she will attend the native school in eighth grade. Clare is furious that she is forced to leave her friends and the lifestyle she is used to. Life in Malawi is very different and until she meets Memory, who is to be her schoolmate, she is miserable. However, as she becomes more used to the country and culture and makes more friends she learns that although they live differently people share the same feelings and emotions. This is a wonderful story of relationships. Reviewed by BPL volunteer EE.


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