This I Know

This I Know

Large Print - 2018
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Eleven-year-old Grace Carter has a talent for hiding things. Shéђةs had plenty of practice, burying thoughts and feelings that might anger her strict Evangelical pastor father, and concealing the deep intuition she carries inside. The Knowing, as Grace calls it, offers glimpses of peopléђةs pasts and futures. It enables her to see into the depth of her motheŕђةs sadness, and even allows Grace to talk to Isaac, her twin brother who died at birth. To her wise, loving Aunt Pearl, the Knowing is a family gift; to her daddy, it́ђةs close to witchcraft. Grace cańђةt see into someonéђةs thoughts without their permission. But it doesńђةt take her special talent to know that her small community is harboring its share of secrets. A young girl has gone missing. Within Gracéђةs own family too, the cracks are widening, as her sisters Hope, Joy, and Chastity enjoy the normal life that eludes Grace. It́ђةs Gracéђةs kinship with other outsiders that keeps her afloat́ђؤLyle, a gentle, homeless man, and Lola, a free-spirited new girl at school. But when her mother lapses into deep depression after bringing home a new baby, Grace will face a life-changing choicéђؤignore her gift and become the obedient daughter her father demands, or find the courage to make herself heard, even if it means standing apart. . .
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2018
Edition: Large print edition
ISBN: 9781432851347
1432851349
Branch Call Number: L FICTION EDWARDS 2018
Characteristics: pages cm

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