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Carrying Mason

$5.99
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"Gently, deliberately paced. Luna's first-person tale provides a fresh look at mental disabilities and the additional burden of negative attitudes. . . A quiet coming-of-age tale with heart . . ." - Kirkus

"Delivers a positive message about standing up for those who cannot advocate for

themselves." - Booklist

What does it mean to lay down your life?

Luna has learned a lot in her thirteen years--how to skin a rabbit, how to gut a fish, where to pick the perfect wildflowers--but it's not enough. When her best friend, Mason, dies, Luna leaves her large family and moves in with Mason's mentally disabled mother, Ruby Day. Caring for her takes a bit more leaning and a lot more patience, but eventually they come to a backwards parenting relationship, working out the glitches and growing closer day by day, as they help one another grieve for Mason. Until the arrival of a conniving aunt who wants Ruby locked away in a mental institution. How can a thirteen-year-old girl stand up to Ruby Day's aunt? What would Mason want her to do? And why is saying good-bye so difficult?

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780310726821
    • Manufacturer: Zondervan
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780310726821
    • Publication Date: 01/01/2013
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Joyce Magnin
    • Page Count: 160
    • Weight: 0.35 pounds
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