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Maddie in Hospital

by Louise Leblanc, translated by Sarah Cummins, illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay

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humorous stories, emotions & feelings
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published: Sep 2011
ISBN:9781459500136
Description

When Maddie wakes up in the hospital, she knows she has to get out--fast! Soon her brother Alexander will be in her room, touching her stuff; soon her rival Patrick will take over her gang at school.

But when she meets Black Eagle, a tough, funny kid who's in for cancer treatment, Maddie doesn't want to leave. Despite all her efforts, she's finally sent home. When she gets there, however, her grandmother has a great idea for winning back the gang, and Black Eagle at the same time.

Maddie in Hospital is the touching story of a girl's first love, and of the sacrifices she makes for it.

About the Authors

Louise Leblanc

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'
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Sarah Cummins

LOUISE LEBLANC is an award-winning novelist and children\s writer. A native of Montreal she worked as a teacher a model an actress and a dancer before establishing her full-time writing career in 1985. Her Maddie books have appeared in French English Spanish and Danish editions.'
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Marie-Louise Gay is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children’s books. She has won two Governor General’s Literary Awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children’s Literature and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Marie-Louise’s very popular Stella and Sam series has been translated into more than fifteen languages and is loved by children all over the world. Her recent books include Short Stories for Little Monsters and Mustafa. She lives in Montreal. marielouisegay.com

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
5 to 10
Grade:
1 to 5
Reading age:
5 to 10
Editorial Reviews

"This sixth book in the Maddie series both entertains and educates. Leblanc infuses her story and characters with wit and energy... Maddie is a particularly delightful combination of determination and sensitivity. Amusing illustrations add to the book's appeal... recommended."

— Canadian Book Review Annual

"In Maddie in Hospital, author Louise Leblanc presents illness in a matter-of fact manner and with a gentle often humourous touch. She also provides some lessons on the consequences of dishonesty and hits on every child's concern about fitting in and feeling special."

— Hamilton Spectator

"LeBlanc has made every word count in this tightly written novel."

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