My Deal with the Universe

byDeborah Kerbel

Paperback | May 29, 2018

My Deal with the Universe by Deborah Kerbel
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Maybe "normal" isn't all it's cracked up to be.

All twelve year-old Daisy Fisher wants is to be normal - or at least to not stick out like a sore thumb. But growing up in the house disparagingly referred to as the "Jungle" makes that pretty much impossible. When your parents' activism brands them as a nuisance and your house is overrun with vines and critters, it's not so easy to fit in. And it definitely doesn't help when the neighbours declare your family public enemy number one. Or when your best (and possibly only) friend leaves for summer camp and forgets you exist. Or when your twin brother's cancer might be growing back.

Will this be the summer Daisy changes things for the better? She can't help where she lives, but if she could find a new friend, cultivate some courage, and figure out a way to keep her brother healthy, maybe life will finally be normal. Or will it?

An extraordinary new novel from acclaimed author Deborah Kerbel.

Deborah Kerbel was born in London, England, and now lives in Thornhill, Ontario with her husband, son and daughter, and a rescue dog named Freddie. Deborah is the author of four young adult and two middle-grade novels. Her books have been shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award, the Canadian Library Association's YA Book ...
Title:My Deal with the UniverseFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 7.76 X 5.02 X 0.66 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 7.76 X 5.02 X 0.66 inPublished:May 29, 2018Publisher:Scholastic Canada LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443157562

ISBN - 13:9781443157568

Appropriate for ages: 8

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