The Man Who Loved Clowns by June Rae WoodThe Man Who Loved Clowns by June Rae Wood

The Man Who Loved Clowns

byJune Rae Wood

Paperback | April 21, 2005

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Delrita likes being invisible. If no one notices her, then no one willnotice her uncle Punky either. Punky is a grown man with a child's mind. Delrita loves him dearly and can't stand people making fun of his Down's syndrome. But when tragedy strikes, Delrita's quiet life—and Punky's—are disrupted forever. Can she finally learn to trust others, for her own sake and Punky's? This story captures the joy and sorrow that come when we open our hearts to love.
June Rae Wood is a bestselling author of books for young readers. Her best-known novel, The Man Who Loved Clowns (1992), about a man with Down syndrome, was partly based on her much-loved younger brother, Richard, and has done much to further understanding of people with Down syndrome. The book was awarded the 1995 Mark Twain Award in ...
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Title:The Man Who Loved ClownsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.59 inPublished:April 21, 2005Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142404225

ISBN - 13:9780142404225

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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