Imperfect Spiral

Imperfect Spiral

by Dena Michelli

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ISBN-13: 9780802734426
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 07/26/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

DEBBIE LEVY is the author of The Year of Goodbyes: A True Story of Friendship, Family, and Farewells, which was an IndieBound Next pick, Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2010, a Parents' Choice Award 2010, a 2011 Sydney Taylor Notable Book, a CCBC 2011 Choice, and a VOYA Nonfiction Honor List 2010.

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Imperfect Spiral 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Readingjunky More than 1 year ago
WARNING! Stock up on tissues for this one. IMPERFECT SPIRAL by Debbie Levy combines the tragic death of a wonderful five year old boy, the guilt of a teenage babysitter, and illegal immigration into a hypnotizing page-turner. Little Humphrey Danker is hit and kill by a blue van on his way home from the park. His babysitter Danielle is crushed. She is assured by everyone, including Humphrey's parents, that the accident was not her fault, but as the weeks and months pass, she can't believe how much she misses the little guy. As a result of the accident, two issues take center stage. One is the safety of Quarry Road. Should there be streetlights, sidewalks, and crosswalks installed to do more to protect the children of the community? The other issue is illegal immigration. When it is discovered that the van driver, a longtime resident of the area, is in the U.S. without proper documentation, angry groups form demanding the removal of all these dangerous illegal aliens before they destroy the country. Danielle shares her story complete with her oppressive guilt about the accident, complicated friend and family issues, and her irrational fear of public speaking. Author Debbie Levy will impress her audience with this multi-layered story of love, blame, and justice.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
In my school book order,this book came with a pack of tissues because it was supposed to be so sad. I missed deadline for the book order so I found it on my nook and bought it. Not that sad. I cried more when I watched Forrest Gump. Actually,I haven't cried at all!!!!!! I was acrually kinda looking forward to a tearjerker,but this most certainly wasn't it. It isn't nessecarily a bad book,just not sad. So if you enjoy a good sob story,this isn't really for you. Thanks for reading! Hope I helped with your book selection!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sounds really good!!!
Emma Gallegos More than 1 year ago
Great book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read this for school and I hought it was cofusing. The book was out of order and random people showed y
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Add ne puhlease!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago