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Fish in a Treeby Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(Published by Nancy Paulsen Books.) Ally has bounced around to different schools, never fitting in and always hiding her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions. She is tough on herself and wonders, "How can you cure dumb?" A special teacher, Mr. Daniels, helps Ally manage her dyslexia, connect with new friends, and see a world of possibilities she never imagined.
11 - 12 years