Mia isn't like anybody else: she sees colors and shapes when she reads and listens to things, a condition known as synesthesia, which she tries to hide. A Mango-Shaped Space is at once sweet and interesting and touching. Yes, yes, YES!
An award-winning book from the bestselling author of Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life and The Candymakers for fans for of Wonder and Counting by Sevens
Mia Winchell appears to be a typical kid, but she's keeping a big secret--sounds, numbers, and words have color for her. No one knows, and Mia wants to keep it that way. But when trouble at school finally forces Mia to reveal her secret, she must learn to accept herself and embrace her ability--called synesthesia--a mingling of the senses.
About the Author
Wendy Mass is the New York Times bestselling author of The Candymakers, Pi in the Sky, Every Soul a Star, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, and A Mango-Shaped Space.
"An original, brightly written tale."—Washington Post
"An intriguing first novel. Well-defined characterizations, natural-sounding dialogue, and concrete imagery."—Publishers Weekly
"Funny and touching at the same time. Wendy Mass has a winner in Mango's Mia!"—Meg Cabot
"From the moment I read a story by Wendy Maas I knew she was a writer to watch. I welcome her first book and am certain young readers will, too."—Judy Blume
"I love it! Such an interesting, touching story about an issue I knew nothing about. And I want to adopt Zack and keep him forever."—Karen Cushman, author of the Newbery Medal winner The Midwife's Apprentice