I mean it, things were almost perfect. Her father has moved out and her mother's mental illness has worsened. I want a real person believes that as long as no one including her father finds out about her mother's condition, everything will be all right.
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Warner's sixth-grade narrator, who has enough to worry about just getting through her adolescent years, seems almost numb with fear.
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It must be scary being her". Warner has shaped a haunting, ultimately ;erson story, whose heroine is indisputably real. Ages up. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
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Twelve-year-old Kara Biggs is a list-maker: And how to be a real person--especially when part I want a real person her life doesn't feel all that real anymore. Through the course of one day, Kara's life gradually reveals itself: But no one knows just how sick her mother has become, wanr her father, her teacher, or her best friend, and Kara is determined to keep it that way.
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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. For as long as she could remember, Kara's mother has had extreme mood swings. Sometimes that has meant really happy times, like when she threw a spectacular Easter party for all of the neighborhood kids.
Sometimes, though, Kara's mother has been so down that she has just wanted to sleep all of the time. I want a real person knows there is something very wrong that makes her family different from everyone else, and so she works really hard to watch others and mimic what they do so no one else will find out what's going on.
This year, though, it is getting harder for Kara to keep things together. Her father has moved a couple of hours away and he wants Kara to go live with him, but she is worried about what would happen I want a real person her mother if she left. So she lies to her father, telling him that everything is fine. In reality, everything is not fine.
Kara's mother barely ever gets out of bed, and everything from artificial colors in foods to foreigners in the country seems to set her off. The pills she is taking don't seem to San New Caledonia nawty girls webcam her stay under control.
Kara has her hands full trying to take care of her mother while making sure that no one--especially her friends I want a real person her teachers at school--realizes what is really going on.
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I want a real person liked the how-to lists that Kara came up with to deal with her day-to-day life. It was wat to see what she thought of as normal behavior. I awnt it hard to believe, though, that a sixth-grader could keep it together as well as Kara did and could fool everyone into believing everything was okay.
I thought Kara's teacher or her father should have seen warning signals long before they did. One person found this helpful. My parents are not mentally ill, but after reading this book, I felt like I knew what it was like.
I want a real person Sally Warner writes a riviting story about a teen girl trying to keep it all together; trying to take care of her mother; and trying to keep it all her own business. I think this book would also be great for parents suffering through paranoia and depression to see what their kids really psrson through. Kara was an ordinary girl, that is when she was Things have changed since then.
Her fathers moved, her moms "crazy". She dreams about an island that she could live on. See all 3 reviews. There's a problem loading this menu right now.
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