(The Trouble with Half a Moon) [PDF FREE] á Danette Vigilante


The Trouble with Half a MoonIlt for her brother Louis is never discussed with her parents I would have thought that was a crucial part of her healing processTo top it all off Dellie s best friend Kayla is uick to throw away their friendship I don t want to put spoilers in this review but it was away their friendship I don t want to put spoilers in this review but it was surprising and not in a good way Kayla seemed ike a good friend and that s all I l say about itLike I said above Corey is darling Whose heart would not be torn when reading about a five year old being abused I also iked that Dellie was a #WELL DEVELOPED MAIN CHARACTER SHE HATES MATH I CAN #developed main character She hates math I can The Trouble with Half a Moon is a beautifully written story about a girl named Dellie as she has to overcome challenges between friendship Heroes Adrift (Hero, love and emotional problems with one of her siblings This book along with being enjoyable has many similarities with Danette Vigilante sater book Chuck and Danielle like saving baby doewhich i strongly recommend checking out if youike this book as well In the book Dellie grows up in a not so wealthy family and the family all are depressed about "An Incident In Which "incident in which brother died from an accident that Dellie blames herself for During the book she find a young boy named Corey who is an abused boy The two of them go threw series of trials that will overall change Dellie s Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old life Some of these trails include saving C The ending felt aittle rushed but that aside this story was beautiful Heartbreaking and gut wrenching at times but beautiful This book is one om favorites It will take you through heart break fear and happiness This book will take you through a teenage girl Dellie s Dogs Behaving Badly: An A-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavorial Problems in Dogs life that is filled with sorrow Her younger brother dies and she feels guilty Her parents won tet her outside because they are afraid of anything happening to her She worries for Corey a abused 5 years old that Gray Bishop lives in her apartment This book has tragedy friendship and boy drama This book is only 200 pages but it has a amazing story that i would read over and over again Vivid affecting story about a family struggling to heal from great personal tragedy An impressive debut novel. Boy who's ofteneft home alone and hungry Dellie strikes up a dangerous friendship with this ittle boy who reminds her so much of her brother She wonders if she can do for Corey what she couldn't do for her brother save hi. Book do really but these two in particular struck me as extremely realThough told from a middle schooler s point of view there are shades of meaning in each character and their interactions This book does something that is really tricky it works well for giving middle grade readers a real clear picture of what could go on in real ife in relationships and in someone s own mind and at the same time it gives enough information that an adult could pick up on and understand certain points that #A Middle Grade Reader #middle grade reader not pick up on I really ike that This book is definitely meant for middle grade readers but their parents can read along with them and enjoy and appreciate the book as well I went into this book expecting a cutesy simple story as it is meant for ages 10 and up But what I got was so much than that This story was beautiful and heartbreaking all at once The fact that it dealt with a very real issue made it even stunning and made me fall completely in ove with it The characters were so well developed and that made becoming attached to them inevitable The characters were so well developed and that made becoming attached to them inevitable is truly a stunningly beautiful story and the fact that it ends it such a sad yet realistic way makes it all the beautiful Even though it broke my heart I absolutely adored this book Yep I wrote this and even after all this time I still ike Noir love it On paper this book sounds heartbreaking the actual delivery was not so heartbreaking Yes Corey is adorable and his story is upsetting but there were so manyittle things that bugged me about this story I couldn t really get into it emotionally My main problem was with Miss Shirley Let s put it this way Miss Shirley is magical and she makes everything all better I wasn t expecting the magical elements and I didn t Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are like them either I understand putting in a wise elder figure but making her have special powers was just too much It took away from Dellieearning about herself on her own which is part of the appeal of novels about young people gah that expression makes me sound ridiculously old haha I didn t ike the fact that Dellie s gu. D begins to change when new neighbors move into her housing project building Suddenly men are fighting on the stoop and gunfire is sounding off in the night In the middle of all that trouble is Corey an abused five year old. The Trouble with Half a Moon IS SUCH A HEARTBREAKING STORY AND such a heartbreaking story and written Because this book is told from the perspective of such a young girl it made it so much emotional I wasn t a big fan of the direction #of Miss Shirley s character and I wished there was communication between Dellie and her parents But #Miss Shirley s character and I wished there was communication between Dellie and her parents But than that I really enjoyed the story It was a pretty short book but it didn t feel rushed I really Circumstantial Evidence like the writing style and Ioved Corey and Dellie s friendship I volunteered with the organization Behind the Book and the students were working on a project based on this book so I decided to read it too It was so incredibly sad though beautifully told in a way that kids could process the feeling that came with difficult topics This is definitely a book I would have enjoyed reading when I was younger Full review on Reader s Dialogue voice of the novel told in Dellie s words is completely engaging and so real It s straightforward clear and emotional at all the right points Dellie s feelings are clearly portrayed through her own words and through the things she does and the way she reacts to everything Without Dellie coming straight out and telling the reader her thoughts and reactions are very clear from the way she talks about what s going on The way she deals with her grieving mother comes across especially well as she talks about her mother s daily actions in an understated matter of fact mannerThe themes of grief blame guilt and Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers love are all portrayed exceptionally well on allevels of the plot Dellie s interactions with Corey showcase how she feels about her brother but the subplot of Dellie and Kayla s friendship helps bring these themes into greater relief as Dellie grapples with the guilt blame and ove of that relationshipAll the relationships of the story are shown really well Every single one feels real and believable I ove the relationship between Dellie and Corey and the one between Dellie and her dad as well Both of those made me smile many times and both felt completely natural all of the relationships in the. Ever since her brother's death Dellie's A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping life has been uiet and sad Her mother cries all the time and Dellieives with the horrible guilt that the accident that killed her brother may have been all her faultBut Dellie's worl.