The summer Hattie turns 12, her predictable smalltown life is turned on end when her uncle Adam returns home for the primary time in over ten years. Hattie has never met him, never known about him. He is been institutionalized; his condition invovles schizophrenia and autism.
Hattie, a shy girl who prefers the corporate of adults, takes straight away to her excitable uncle, even if the remainder of the circle of relatives — her parents and grandparents — have trouble coping with his intense way of seeing the sector. And Adam, too, sees that Hattie is special, that her quiet, shy ways don’t seem to be a disability,
- Format: Paperback
- Publication Date: 1/1/2004
- Pages: 189
- Reading Level: Age 9 and Up