The Truth of Me

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By Patricia MacLachlan
Publisher Katherine Tegen Books
The Truth of Me
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When Robbie spends the summer at his grandmother Maddys house, he revels in his grandmothers easy, relaxed ways. Robbie has always felt as if something is missing in his lifehis parents dont always act like they love him. Maddy helps him understand that an experience his mother had long ago is at the heart of the problem in his family. With this knowledge, Robbie finds the courage to try to make things right.This poignant story from beloved author Patricia MacLachlan celebrates how our unique small truths make each of us magical and brave in our own ways.Publishers Weekly Best Childrens BookALA Booklist Notable Childrens Books NomineeNew York Public Librarys 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing

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10347 words10,347 words
114 pages114 pages
Lexile 560LLexile 560L
Grade 1 to 5Grade 1 to 5
Age 6-10Age 6-10
Published 2013Published 2013

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