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Everything I've never said / Samantha Wheeler.

By: Wheeler, Samantha.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: St Lucia, Queensland : University of Queensland Press, 2018Copyright date: copyright2018Description: 216 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780702260278 (paperback).Other title: Everything I have never said.Subject(s): Young adult fiction | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 7-8 | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 9-10 | Youth fiction | Sisters -- Juvenile fiction | Occupational therapists -- Juvenile fiction | Life change events -- Juvenile fiction | Australian fiction | Children's stories | Communication -- Juvenile fiction | Rett syndrome -- Juvenile fiction | Families -- Juvenile fiction | Sisters -- Teen fiction | Families -- Teen fiction | Life change events -- Teen fiction | Family life fiction | Communicative disorders | Adolescence | Children with disabilities | Occupational therapists -- Teen fiction | Rett syndrome -- Teen fiction | AustralianDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: From bestselling author Samantha Wheeler comes a heartfelt story about a girl who longs to communicate. Ava would like nothing more than to tell her family she loves them, particularly her big sister, Nic. But Ava has Rett syndrome - she can't talk, can't nod her head, can't even point at a communication card. She understands everything, but no one understands her. When tragedy strikes her family, Ava becomes even more determined to talk. But it's not until she meets occupational therapist Kieran and new friend Aimee that she is hopeful for change - and to find her voice at last. A powerful novel about a subject rarely tackled - young people with disabilities and the families who love and support them.
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Junior Keilor Library (DIY)
Teenage Fiction T WHEE Issued 04/07/2019 IA2024964
Junior Keilor Library (DIY)
Teenage Fiction T WHEE Issued 17/07/2019 IA2024963
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From bestselling author Samantha Wheeler comes a heartfelt story about a girl who longs to communicate. Ava would like nothing more than to tell her family she loves them, particularly her big sister, Nic. But Ava has Rett syndrome - she can't talk, can't nod her head, can't even point at a communication card. She understands everything, but no one understands her. When tragedy strikes her family, Ava becomes even more determined to talk. But it's not until she meets occupational therapist Kieran and new friend Aimee that she is hopeful for change - and to find her voice at last. A powerful novel about a subject rarely tackled - young people with disabilities and the families who love and support them.

Ages 9/10+.

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