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Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind

(2012)
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Minnie McClary is the new girl and knows that she doesn't quite fit in, especially not after she lost it one day in language arts. In art, Minnie has to paint a self-portrait - but how can she do this when she doesn't even know who she is anymore? Things aren't great at home, either. Her uncle Bill is building a huge replica of the Apache helicopter he flew in Iraq, and her father has blown some sort of whistle and has to start over in a new job.

Then Miss Marks takes over Minnie's language class and encourages students to think critically about everything. They write their thoughts and questions in journals, marking the most private entries "For Your Eyes Only". Minnie and her classmate Amira are inspired, but some people in town wonder why Miss Marks is encouraging students to ask these questions and just what, exactly, she's teaching.

When a group of angry parents demands Miss Marks's suspension, Minnie finds herself asking a lot of questions - and figuring out what she has the power to change.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

August 2012 : USA Hardback
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Title: Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Author(s): Valerie Hobbs
ISBN: 0-374-32496-4 / 978-0-374-32496-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Paperback Editions

September 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Author(s): Valerie Hobbs
ISBN: 1-250-03408-6 / 978-1-250-03408-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Square Fish
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Audio Editions

August 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Author(s): Valerie Hobbs
ISBN: 0-449-01034-1 / 978-0-449-01034-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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August 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Author(s): Valerie Hobbs
Publisher: Listening Library
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August 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Author(s): Valerie Hobbs
Publisher: Listening Library
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Kindle Editions

August 2012 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Minnie McClary Speaks Her Mind
Author(s): Valerie Hobbs
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU