The Summer of Hammers and Angels [NOOK Book]

Overview

Most folks have never seen an angel.
I know, because I?ve asked them.
I asked Miss Martha at the post office.
?Maybe someday, Delia, God willing.?
God does a lot of willing in Tucker?s Ferry, West Virginia.

Delia's summer is getting off ...
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The Summer of Hammers and Angels

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Overview

Most folks have never seen an angel.
I know, because I’ve asked them.
I asked Miss Martha at the post office.
“Maybe someday, Delia, God willing.”
God does a lot of willing in Tucker’s Ferry, West Virginia.

Delia's summer is getting off to a terrible start. First, an inspector shows up at the house and threatens to condemn it. Then lightning strikes, literally, and Mama ends up in the hospital. To make matters even worse, with no other family to speak of, Delia is forced to move in with her nemesis, Tommy "as-dense-as-a-stump" Parker.

Not one to sit around doing nothing, Delia huddles with her best friend, Mae, and reluctantly recruits Tommy, to help. The three of them resolve to tackle the long list of repairs, one by one. But Delia quickly discovers that it takes more than energy and willingness to handle some problems. When things go from bad to worse, Delia has to take another tack, one that starts with admitting she just can't do what needs to be done without a lot more help.

The Summer of Hammers and Angels is the story of an amazing summer in a girl's life, a summer of surprises and challenges, of shocks and recovery, of discoveries and friendship, and of loneliness and community.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013005174
  • Publisher: namelos
  • Publication date: 7/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 155
  • Sales rank: 630,722
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Shannon Wiersbitzky was born in North Dakota, but grew up in West Virginia, Florida, and Minnesota before her parents finally settled down in Pennsylvania. She graduated from Macalester College with a degree in Economics and International Studies and has an M.B.A. from Duke University. Shannon currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Andreas, a native of Germany whom she met in college, and her two sons, Ryan and Alexander. This is her first novel.
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    Posted December 15, 2013

    Mia Young, 19

    It is my favorite book of all times!!

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  • Posted July 14, 2012

    The Summer Of Hammers And Angels is a well written, wonderful, h

    The Summer Of Hammers And Angels is a well written, wonderful, heart warming story. It left me wanting fried chicken, more books from Shannon, and a neighborhood like Delia's. It is a terrific book for adults and teens alike. I bought copies for my sisters and nieces, and they loved the book too. I highly recommend this book.

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