"Twelve-year-old Wayne Kovok loses his uncle to war and his voice to a plane crash in the same year and must learn to speak up as he navigates relationships with his father, grandfather, and new friend, Denny Rosenblatt"-- - (Baker & Taylor)

Twelve-year-old Wayne Kovok loses his uncle to war and his voice to a plane crash in the same year and must learn to speak up as he navigates relationships with his father, grandfather, and new friend, Denny Rosenblatt. - (Baker & Taylor)

A young man who loses his voice after multiple tragedies realizes that he cannot connect with loved ones or defend himself without communicating and embarks on a quest to rediscover his voice in myriad ways. By the author of <IT>Sure Signs of Crazy<RO>. Simultaneous eBook. 25,000 first printing. - (Baker & Taylor)

<b>A powerful coming-of-age story about the importance of finding your voice</b><i><br></i><br>Wayne Kovok lives in a world of After. After his uncle in the army was killed overseas. After Wayne and his mother survived a plane crash while coming back from the funeral. After he lost his voice.<br><br>Wayne has always used his love of facts to communicate (&quot;Did you know more people die each year from shaking a vending machine than from shark attacks?&quot;). Without his voice, how will he wow the prettiest girl in school? How will he stand up to his drill-sergeant grandfather? And how will he share his hopes with his deadbeat dad? It's not until Wayne loses his voice completely that he realizes how much he<i> doesn't</i> say.<br><br>Filled with Karen Harrington's signature heart and humor, <i>Mayday</i> tackles an unforgettable journey of family and friendship. - (Grand Central Pub)