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A Monster Calls
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April 1, 2012
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April 30, 2012
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Holden has chosen "A Monster Calls" by Patrick Ness for our April group read.

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Connor O'Malley is thirteen years old and is plagued with the same horrifying nightmare over and over. His world is made up of a father who lives across the world and will make a rare appearance every once in a Very Long Time, he does not (at all, in the slightest bit) get along with his grandmother, and his mother whom he lives with is extremely sick. He constantly struggles with this fact everyday at school and at home, but he can't seem to come to terms with what is happening in his life. So ...more
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Devastatingly real.
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