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Harry Sue by Sue Stauffacher

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
  • Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction.,
  • Prisoners" families -- Fiction.,
  • Friendship -- Fiction.,
  • Paralysis -- Fiction.,
  • People with disabilities -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSue Stauffacher.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S8055 Har 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3295069M
ISBN 100375832742, 0375932747
LC Control Number2004016945

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In Sue Stauffacher's extraordinary new novel, HARRY SUE, the year-old heroine who shares the title's name is a feisty firecracker of a girl with tough skin and an outspoken attitude.5/5(5). Harry Sue devotes her life to protecting the people she loves, notably the tots at her granny's day care (where a dose of cold medicine in the applesauce keeps them manageable) and her best friend, Homer, who is a quadriplegic living in a tree house to escape his clinging : Sue Stauffacher. In Sue Stauffacher's extraordinary new novel, HARRY SUE, the year-old heroine who shares the title's name is a feisty firecracker of a girl with tough skin and an outspoken attitude.3/5(9). In “Harry Sue,” Sue explores the feelings, hopes and aspirations of a child whose parents are in prison. In the book, Harry Sue’s mom exists mostly in her daughter’s imagination, but Sue also wanted her young readers to know what it felt like from the mother’s perspective.

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