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Doc × Sweeping Up the Heart ✓ Kevin Henkes From two time Newbery Honor and New York Times–bestselling author Kevin Henkes this timeless novel about loss loneliness and friendship tells the story of the spring break that changes seventh grader Amelia Albright’s life forever For fans of Kate DiCamillo Rebecca Stead and Pam Muñoz RyanAmelia Albright dreams about going to Florida for spring break like everyone else in her class but her father a cranky and conservative English profe Exuisite I tend to shy away from sad melancholy poignant sort of books but decided to read this because Kevin Henkes It is all that but I thought it gorgeous The title is from an Emily Dickenson poem and she is drifting above this story in a very light barely visible way Made me go look up the poem from which the title is taken as well as others Also had to refresh myself on her biography Have to admit I've never gotten into Dickenson but if anyone could change that it would be Henkes because of this book

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Sweeping Up the Heart Doc Ü 192 pages ✓ Randarenewables Ç From two time Newbery Honor and New York Times–bestselling author Kevin Henkes this timeless novel about loss loneliness and friendship tells the story of the spring break that changes seventh grader Amelia Albright’s life forever For fans of Kate Ssor has decided Florida is too much adventure Now Amelia is stuck at home with him and her babysitter the beloved Mrs O’Brien The week ahead promises to be boring until Amelia meets Casey at her local art studio Amelia has never been friends with a boy before and the experience is both fraught and thrilling When Casey claims to see the spirit of Amelia’s mother who died ten years before the pair embark on an altogether different journe Reading this book is a beautiful lesson on economy of language I marveled at so many sentences how absolutely perfect they were conveying so much with so little

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Sweeping Up the Heart Y in their attempt to find herWith crisp lyrical literary writing and moments of humor and truth award winning author Kevin Henkes deftly captures how it feels to be almost thirteen and lonely With themes of family death grief creativity and loyalty Sweeping Up the Heart has all the hallmarks of a classic Kevin Henkes novel A timeless novel for readers of Kate DiCamillo Rebecca Stead Lauren Wolk Kimberly Brubaker Bradley and Pam Muñoz Ryan A very fragile sweet soft story of Amelia and her longing to be noticed loved felt understood In a world where there is so much chaos this story takes you to a place considered lonely and fills in holes that may need to be filled in As a teacher I see a lot of students in Amelia a lot that just want to be heard