Call Me Hope (Paperback)Gretchen Olsen (author)
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Hope Elliot is an 11-year-old girl struggling to live under the pressures of her verbally abusive mother. But instead of running away, precocious Hope chooses resilience instead, and creates survival strategies for herself.
With these strategies: a support team that includes the employees of a used clothing store, the smartest kid in the sixth grade, and her older brother; and with the comfort from reading Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl, Hope is finally able to confront her mother about her hurtful words and help her begin to change
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 236 g
Dimensions: 193 x 134 x 17 mm
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A Book Sense Pick
"Hope is a winsome character whose bravery and determination will resonate with middle-grade readers." -- Booklist
"Children who can identify with Hope's predicament will find solace in this book as well as tips for survival." -- Publishers Weekly
"A compelling and rewarding read."--School Library Journal
"The resilience of Hope Elliot will inspire and console readers of all ages."--VOYA
Praise for Joyride
A Booklist Top Ten Notable Book
Society of School Librarians International Honor Book
Oregon Book Award finalist
"Olson knows how to keep readers turning the pages."
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