Insignificant Events in the Life of A Cactus

Insignificant Events in the Life of A Cactus

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New friends and a mystery help Aden, thirteen, adjust to middle school and life at a dying western theme park in a new state, where her being born armless presents many challenges.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781454923459
1454923458
9781454932994
Branch Call Number: J BOW
Characteristics: 262 pages ;,21 cm

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123missb Dec 07, 2019

Positively delightful.

Aven Green was born without arms—so when her dad takes a job running a dying western theme park in Arizona, she knows she’ll become the center of unwanted attention at her new school. But she bonds with Connor, a classmate with his own disability to conquer. Together, they uncover a mystery abou... Read More »


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123missb Dec 07, 2019

Positively delightful.

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Teagy
Nov 16, 2019

this is SUCH a great book! i loved Aven and her story and how capable she is. i can't wait to read the next book! highly recommended!!!

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The_Zookeeper
Oct 14, 2019

This was a super fun book. I really enjoyed Aven's story as she tries to get through being the new kid at school and help her parents run a theme park, all while she doesn't have arms. This was a great book to listen to as well.

caleherreman Sep 10, 2019

This book is a fun read about an eighth grader starting at a new school after moving to Arizona. Her name is Aven, she's really funny, has red hair, plays soccer, and was born without arms. You'll enjoy seeing life through her eyes as she makes friends, discovers a mystery, bonds with a llama, and hunts for tarantulas.

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meganschwindler
Aug 09, 2019

This is a perfect book for young readers! The themes it presents are real and important, and the protagonist, Aven, is full of humor and determination. Above all, this books shows reader that nothing is really impossible.

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RanaRoshan
Aug 03, 2019

I think this book is very inspirational. It talks about how Aven struggles to do stuff, but then after a while, he finds a way to do it. I think this book is good for anyone.

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sewankiw
May 11, 2019

ITS AVEN NOT ADEN GET THE NAME RIGHT SUMMARY!

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darladoodles
Jan 24, 2019

Aven Green lives her life without arms more authentically than many kids with all of their limbs. Her story is inspiring and informative as she befriends a boy with Tourette's and another with a weight problem. They run into each other while avoiding eating lunch in the cafeteria. Together they team up to try and solve the mystery of the missing owner of Stagecoach Pass. When Aven's spirits dip into a valley, her father inspires her with Matthew 5:15 and encourages her to let her light shine. Shine on, Aven. Looking forward to the sequel!

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Nanabelle_5
Apr 15, 2018

Liz's suggestion

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white_lion_353
Apr 03, 2018

Such a great book !It is about a girl named Aven that has to move because her mom and dad got a new job. She has to move from all l of her friends what will happen when she moves ?

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Warshadow
Nov 27, 2019

I was a good book.

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