Half a Chance

halfachanceWritten by Cynthia Lord

Moving often hasn’t been easy for Lucy. Her father is a famous photographer and Lucy would like to follow his example. Living in an old cottage on a lake in New Hampshire proves to have good and aspects to it also. There’s a new boy next door with a nice family. Unfortunately Lucy realizes that something is not quite right with the boy’s grandmother. Although the underlying subject of dementia could be depressing, this book handles it in a gentle manner. It’s a book well worth reading!

Review by Kathy Loewy, Twin Peaks Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 4-6

Book Web Page: http://www.cynthialord.com/half-a-chance.html
Author Website: www.cynthialord.com

Half a Chance
Written by Cynthia Lord
Scholastic Press
218 pages
Release Date: February 25, 2014
ISBN: 9780545035330 (hardcover)

Categories: Elementary – Fiction
Tags: New Hampshire, Photographers, Adjustments, Relationships, Dementia

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