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A Mango-Shaped Space

By Wendy Mass (Trade Paperback, 2005)
Mia Winchell has synesthesia, the mingling of perceptions whereby a person can see sounds, smell colors, or taste shapes. Forced to reveal her condition, she must look to herself to develop an understanding and appreciation of her gift in this coming-of-age novel.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $8.00 US/$9.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316058254

    • On Sale Date: 10/19/2005

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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Mia Winchell has synesthesia, the mingling of perceptions whereby a person can see sounds, smell colors, or taste shapes. Forced to reveal her condition, she must look to herself to develop an understanding and appreciation of her gift in this coming-of-age novel.

Wendy Mass is the New York Times bestselling author of The Candymakers, the ALA Schneider Family Award winner A Mango-Shaped Space, Leap Day, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall, and Every Soul a Star. Wendy lives in New Jersey with her husband and their twins. Her website is www.wendymass.com.
  • Praise for A Mango-Shaped Space:
    Winner of the first-ever ALA Schneider Family Award in 2003

    "An original, brightly written tale."
    -Washington Post

    "An intriguing first novel. Well-defined characterizations, natural-sounding dialogue, and concrete imagery."
    -Publishers Weekly

    "From the moment I read a story by Wendy Mass I knew she was a writer to watch. I welcome her first book and am certain young readers will, too."
    -Judy Blume

    "An imaginative, original book."
    -Paula Danziger

    "I love it! Such an interesting, touching story about an issue I knew nothing about."
    -Karen Cushman

    "Funny and touching at the same time. Wendy Mass has a winner in Mango's Mia!"
    -Meg Cabot

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Product Details

A Mango-Shaped Space
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $8.00 US/$9.00 CAN
  • Pages: 240
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"
  • Audio Run Time: 0
  • ISBN-13: 9780316058254
  • On Sale Date: 10/19/2005
A Mango-Shaped Space