Bubble

Bubble

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Baker & Taylor
Orphaned eleven-year-old Joe lives in a hospital due to his autoimmune disease, interacting only with his sister, an American boy with the same illness, and medical staff while dreaming of being a superhero.

Baker
& Taylor

A lonely little boy whose fragile immune system prevents him from leaving his protective bubble observes the rooftops of London through the hospital window until a new nurse offers him the possibility of venturing outside. A first children's book. Simultaneous eBook.

Simon and Schuster
Wonder meets Mark Haddon in the poignant and uplifting debut novel about superheroes, super-nurses, and the beauty you can find in hope.

Eleven-year-old Joe has never had a life outside of the hospital, with its beeping machines and view of London’s rooftops. His condition means he’s not allowed outside, not even for a moment, and his few visitors risk bringing life-threatening germs inside his bubble. Then a new nurse offers Joe the possibility of going outside. But Joe doesn’t know if the nurse is serious—or whether he could survive the adventure.

Bubble is the touching story of how Joe spends his days, copes with his loneliness and frustration, and looks—with superhero-style bravery, curiosity, and hope—to a future without limits.

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2017, c2016
Edition: 1st US ed
ISBN: 9781481487429
Branch Call Number: J FIC FOS
Characteristics: 346 p. ;,22 cm.
Alternative Title: Bubble boy

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Mr_Han
Sep 18, 2018

This book gave me a whole new perspective to life. Definitely a must read.

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natalieyu
Jul 05, 2017

I cried sooooo hard!!!

ArapahoeKati Jul 03, 2017

Let me tell you: Amir is one of the funniest and kindest characters I've come across in children's literature lately. I loved every page of this novel. For fans of "Wonder."

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Aug 28, 2017

shrutimalik thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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