Moments on Mute
Maggie has a secret. Will someone discover the truth?
Based on a true story and written in free verse poetry… Maggie Harris is a small-town girl with a unique imagination. When Maggie’s teacher notices her creativity and curiosity, she is placed in the Talented and Gifted program at school. In Maggie’s imagination, amazing things are always happening. In her reality, Maggie has a serious problem. She can’t read like the other kids her age and has no idea why. She’s smart, and smart kids can read, right?
Maggie tries her best to keep people from finding out her secret, hoping that her problem will go away on its own. She doesn’t want to tell her mom, who is always reminding her to make good grades and do her best. And she definitely doesn’t want to tell her annoying older brother, who’d just find a way to embarrass her. What if Maggie’s best still isn’t good enough? Would her friends understand? Would anybody understand?
With each year bringing new challenges, Maggie tries harder and harder to hide her secret. But what happens when someone finds out?
Format: 6 x 9 Black & White Paperback, 129 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Jan 28, 2023)
Genre: JUVENILE FICTION / General
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