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Marcelo in the real world

Author: Francisco X Stork
Publisher: New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mailroom of a corporate law firm.
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Genre/Form: Romance fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francisco X Stork
ISBN: 9780545054744 0545054745 9780545056908 054505690X
OCLC Number: 228676541
Performer(s): Narrated by Lincoln Hoppe.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Schneider Family Book Award, Teens, 2010.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2010
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 700
Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Francisco X. Stork.

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Reminiscent of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" in the intensity and purity of its voice, this extraordinary novel challenges the boundaries of autism. It is a love story, a legal  Read more...
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Stork introduces ethical dilemmas, the possibility of love, and other real world conflicts, all the while preserving the integrity of his characterizations and intensifying the novel's psychological Read more...

 
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