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Sweeping Up the Heart

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
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.

Amelia Albright dreams about going to Florida for spring break like everyone else in her class, but her father—a cranky and stubborn English professor—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 neighborhood 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 embarks on an altogether different journey in their attempt to find her.

Using crisp, lyrical, literary writing and moments of humor and truth, award-winning author Kevin Henkes deftly captures how it feels to be almost thirteen.

With themes of family, death, grief, creativity, and loyalty, Sweeping Up the Heart is for readers of Kate DiCamillo, Rebecca Stead, Lauren Wolk, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, and Pam Muñoz Ryan.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Kevin Henkes's Sweeping Up the Heart

Hardback Editions

March 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 0-06-285254-X / 978-0-06-285254-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
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March 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 0-06-285255-8 / 978-0-06-285255-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 0-06-285256-6 / 978-0-06-285256-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
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Audio Editions

March 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 1-982610-05-0 / 978-1-982610-05-0
Publisher: HarperCollins
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March 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 1-982610-06-9 / 978-1-982610-06-7
Publisher: HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
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March 2019 : MP3 CD
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 1-982610-07-7 / 978-1-982610-07-4
Publisher: HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
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March 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
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March 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
Publisher: HarperAudio
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March 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
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Kindle Editions

March 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Sweeping Up the Heart
Author(s): Kevin Henkes
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU