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Gabe never asked for an angel...



Gabe Montana's clumsy. He's overweight, and he's dyslexic. Worse yet, the bullies make his fifteen-year-old life even more miserable--so miserable he wants to die.



Charley, his guardian angel, says no to that idea, and comes up with a different plan. He'll give Gabe self-confidence so he can solve his problems, not run away from them. But
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ebook, 216 pages
Published March 17th 2020 by Dancing Lemur Press L.L.C.
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Tonja Drecker
Feb 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
Warmth, a bit of humor, and tons of heart follow a boy as he tries to embrace himself and figure out where he belongs.

Gabe doesn't have anything going for him. He's over-weight, clumsy, and has trouble reading. The kids at school torment him daily...to the point that he always is on look-out and goes extra lengths to avoid being seen. But one day, a miracle happens. Gabe meets his guardian angel, who has an answer to help him. It's not one that Gabe really believes will work, though.

This is a
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Donna McDine
Jan 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
"Beverly Stowe McClures latest young adult novel, Gabes Guardian Angel, brings the reader into the world of Gabe Montana from the onset with incredible imagery and believable teenage angst. Adolescence is difficult in different ways for many people and in Gabes case he feels he has many negatives that stand in his way of achieving a normal life. Two bullies in school intent in harassing Gabe every day, his dyslexia, his non-existent father and his long passed mother, Gabe sees no way out and ...more
C. McKenzie
Jan 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
In Gabe's Guardian Angel, Beverly Stowe McClure taps into some of our early growing pains when we don't fit into the "in" group. Gabe is definitely a kid who is the odd one out. Overweight and not able to read well, his self-confidence is in the dumpster, and some of his classmates are eager to capitalize on that.

However, he has his grandfather and Charlie, a guardian angel, in his corner. If only Gabe will pay attention and believe in himself.

This is a sweet middle-grade read with some
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Juneta Key
Mar 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The story of Gabe and his guardian angel is engaging read highlighting some series topics that many teens and families deal with. It is a heartwarming journey with likable characters that grow and change with a happy ending.

I volunteered to read an ARC copy of this book. This is my honest opinion.
Beverly McClure
Jan 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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Most of the time you'll find Beverly in front of the computer, writing stories young voices whisper in her ear. Other times she's snapping pictures of wildlife, clouds, and flowers. She has fifteen books published for children and teens, some of them award winners, like the Children's Literary Classics, Sharp Writ Awards, and Next Generation Indie Awards, as well as others.

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