A Mango-Shaped Space (Paperback)

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Mia has spent her entire life thinking she is crazy. After all, she literally sees words and shapes in brilliant color. When she finally tells her parents, Mia learns that she is not crazy, but part of a very unique group of people who participate in many walks of life. — Jeanette

Description


An award-winning book from the author of Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life and The Candymakers for fans for of Wonder and Counting by Sevens
Mia Winchell has synesthesia, the mingling of perceptions whereby a person can see sounds, smell colors, or taste shapes. Forced to reveal her condition, she must look to herself to develop an understanding and appreciation of her gift in this coming-of-age novel.

About the Author


Wendy Mass is the New York Times bestselling author of The Candymakers, Pi in the Sky, Every Soul a Star, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, and A Mango-Shaped Space.

Praise For…


"An original, brightly written tale."—Washington Post

"An intriguing first novel. Well-defined characterizations, natural-sounding dialogue, and concrete imagery."—Publishers Weekly

"Funny and touching at the same time. Wendy Mass has a winner in Mango's Mia!"—Meg Cabot

"From the moment I read a story by Wendy Maas I knew she was a writer to watch. I welcome her first book and am certain young readers will, too."—Judy Blume

"I love it! Such an interesting, touching story about an issue I knew nothing about. And I want to adopt Zack and keep him forever."—Karen Cushman, author of the Newbery Medal winner The Midwife's Apprentice


Product Details
ISBN: 9780316058254
ISBN-10: 0316058254
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 19th, 2005
Pages: 240
Language: English