This Debut Novel About Taking Risks And Facing Danger, About Love And Art, And About Growing Up And Coming Out Will Make Its Way Straight Into Your Heart.Fig, A Sixth Grader, Wants Than Anything To See The World As Her Father Does The Once Renowned Pianist, Who Hasn T Composed A Song In Years And Has Unpredictable Good And Bad Days, Is Something Of A Mystery To Fig Though She S A Science And Math Nerd, She Tries Taking An Art Class Just To Be Closer To Him, To Experience Life The Way An Artist Does But Then Fig S Dad Shows Up At School, Disoriented And Desperately Searching For Fig Not Only Has The Class Not Brought Fig Closer To Understanding Him, It Has Brought Social Services To Their Door.Diving Into Books About Van Gogh To Understand The Madness Of Artists, Calling On Her Best Friend For Advice, And Turning To A New Neighbor For Support, Fig Continues To Try Everything She Can Think Of To Understand Her Father, To Save Him From Himself, And To Find Space In Her Life To Discover Who She Is Even As The Walls Are Falling Down Around Her.Nicole Melleby S Hurricane Season Is A Stunning Novel About A Girl Struggling To Be A Kid As Pressing Adult Concerns Weigh On Her It S Also About Taking Risks And Facing Danger, About Love And Art, And About Coming Of Age And Coming Out And Than Anything Else, It Is A Story Of The Healing Power Of Love And The Limits Of That Power.
Nicole Melleby is a born and bred Jersey girl with a passion for storytelling She studied creative writing at Fairleigh Dickinson University and currently teaches creative writing and literature courses with a handful of local universities Her debut novel, HURRICANE SEASON earned three starred reviews and was awarded the Skipping Stones Honor Award for exceptional contribution to multicultural a
- 288 pages
- Hurricane Season
- Nicole Melleby
- 01 September 2017 Nicole Melleby