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Don't Stand So Close to Me

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  • Publisher:
    Orca Book Publishers, 2020
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.
  • Running Time: 01:54 hrs
    Publisher:
    BC Libraries Cooperative, 2021
    Note: This book was recorded thanks to support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

Details:

  • Author: Walters, Eric
    Date:
    Created
    2020
    Summary:

    Thirteen-year-old Quinn and her friends can't believe their luck when spring break is extended an extra two weeks—even if it's because of some virus. But when the impact of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic becomes apparent, everyone, not just the students, has to learn to adjust to their new reality. Quinn’s father is an ER doctor and has to self-isolate to protect his family from the virus. Isaac’s mother is the chief of police and now has to enforce new physical-distancing bylaws. Reese can’t visit her grandmother in her care home anymore. And their entire school has moved to online classes. Sacrifices have to be made to keep everyone safe, but there’s more to life than rules and scary news reports. In an effort to find some good in all this uncertainty, Quinn comes up with an idea that she hopes will bring the entire community together.

    Original Publisher: Victoria, Orca Book Publishers
    Language(s): English
    Collection(s)/Series: TD Summer Reading Club 2021