She Is Not Invisible

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Roaring Brook Press, Apr 22, 2014 - Young Adult Fiction - 224 pages

Laureth Peak's father has taught her to look for recurring events, patterns, and numbers--a skill at which she's remarkably talented. Her secret: She is blind. But when her father goes missing, Laureth and her 7-year-old brother Benjamin are thrust into a mystery that takes them to New York City where surviving will take all her skill at spotting the amazing, shocking, and sometimes dangerous connections in a world full of darkness. Marcus Sedgwick's She Is Not Invisible is an intricate puzzle of a novel that sheds a light on the delicate ties that bind people to each other.

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This was the first book I read as part of 7 in 7 Readathon, where you read 7 things in 7 days. This tells the story of sixteen year old Laureth, who takes her seven year old brother to New York City ... Read full review

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I really enjoyed this book. I thought the parallels between a blind protagonist and the main idea of the story being about patterns (that appear in our everyday life) was so captivating. An idea you ... Read full review

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Everyone's had a great coincidence happen to them, and Marcus Sedgwick, author of Midwinterblood, White Crow, and the Printz Honor-winning Revolver, is no exception. Some very weird things have happened to the author over the years, a few of which have found their way into She Is Not Invisible, along with an obsession with the number 354, which has 'haunted' him all his life. As a way to finally free himself from this obsession, the number 354 is to be found lurking 'between the lines' of the story, in various ways.

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