The Resource Matylda, Bright and Tender, Holly M. McGhee, (electronic resource)

Matylda, Bright and Tender, Holly M. McGhee, (electronic resource)

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Matylda, Bright and Tender
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Matylda, Bright and Tender
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Holly M. McGhee
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eng
Summary
In a courageous debut novel, Holly M. McGhee explores the loss that shakes one girl's world ? and the unexpected consequences of the things we do for love. Sussy and Guy are best friends, fourth-graders who share their silliest thoughts and deepest hopes. One afternoon, the two of them decide they must have something of their very own to love. After a trip to the pet store, they bring home a spotted lizard, the one with the ancient face and starfish toes, and they name her Matylda (with a y so it's all her own). With Guy leading the way, they feed her and give her an origin story fit for a warrior lizard. A few weeks later, on a simple bike ride, there is a terrible accident. As hard as it is, Sussy is sure she can hold on to Guy if she can find a way to love Matylda enough. But in a startling turn of events, Sussy reconsiders what it means to grieve and heal and hope and go on, for her own sake and Matylda's. By turns both devastating and buoyant, this story is a brave one, showing how far we can justify going for a real and true friend
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McGhee, Holly M
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fiction
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  • Lamia, Jenna
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  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
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Matylda, Bright and Tender, Holly M. McGhee, (electronic resource)
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online
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9781524781873
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sound
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digital recording
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5D577934-C510-4BC5-A2EA-FCFC9B5A4568
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Label
Matylda, Bright and Tender, Holly M. McGhee, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781524781873
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
5D577934-C510-4BC5-A2EA-FCFC9B5A4568
System details
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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