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A powerful coming-of-age story about the importance of finding your voiceWayne Kovok lives in a world of After. After his uncle in the army was killed overseas. After Wayne and his mother survived a plane crash while coming back from the funeral. After he lost his voice.Wayne has always used his love of facts to communicate ("Did you know more people die each year from shaking a vending machine than from shark attacks?"). Without his voice, how will he wow the prettiest girl in school? How will he stand up to his drill-sergeant grandfather? And how will he share his hopes with his deadbeat dad? It's not until Wayne loses his voice completely that he realizes how much he doesn't say.Filled with Karen Harrington's signature heart and humor, Mayday tackles an unforgettable journey of family and friendship.
Number of Pages: 344
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Boys + Men, Family / Multigenerational, Health + Daily Living / Diseases
Publisher: Little Brown & Co
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Karen Harrington
Street Date: May 24, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-6862
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