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Riding the bus with my sister a true life journey by Rachel Simon

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Published by Grand Central Pub. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography,
  • Family,
  • Sisters,
  • Family relationships,
  • American Authors,
  • People with mental disabilities

Book details:

Edition Notes

Accelerated Reader UG 6.0 14 14 88433

StatementRachel Simon
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 547 p. (large print)
Number of Pages547
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27132693M
ISBN 101455511390
ISBN 109781455511396
OCLC/WorldCa756584304

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  Riding the Bus with My Sister is an inspiring read for a fellow typical sibling of a loved one with a disability. Rachel Simon serves as an inspiration for me in that she is able to use her gifts and talents to not only interact well with her sister Beth, but also /5. Rachel Simon's sister Beth is a spirited woman who lives intensely and often joyfully. Beth, who has an intellectual disability, spends her days riding the buses in her unnamed Pennsylvania city. The drivers, a lively group, are her mentors; her fellow passengers are her community.   Rachel Simon is an award-winning author and nationally known public speaker. She is best known for her critically acclaimed, bestselling memoir Riding the Bus with My Sister, which was adapted for a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie of the same name. The book has garnered numerous awards, and is a frequent and much beloved selection of many book clubs, school reading programs, /5(42). Riding the Bus with My Sister is a memoir by Rachel Simon, published in by Houghton Mifflin about the time she spent with her sister Beth, who has a developmental disability, whose lifestyle revolves around riding buses in her home by: Stewart Copeland.

A “heartwarming, life-affirming” memoir of a relationship with an intellectually disabled sibling: “Read this book. It might just change your life” (Boston Herald).Beth is a spirited woman with an intellectual disability who lives intensely and often joyfully, and spends most of her days riding the buses in Pennsylvania/5(). Riding the Bus With My Sister Rachel Simon, Penguin Group USA pp. ISBN Summary Rachel Simon's sister Beth is a spirited woman who lives intensely and often joyfully. Beth, who has an intellectual disability, spends her days riding . Riding the Bus With My Sister: A True Life Journey is the New York Times bestselling author Rachel Simon’s memoir chronicling her experiences with her intellectually disabled sister, Beth. Over the course of a year, Simon rides the bus with Beth and writes about the journey. Our Reading Guide for Riding the Bus With My Sister by Rachel Simon includes Book Club Discussion Questions, Book Reviews, Plot Summary-Synopsis and Author Bio.

  Directed by Anjelica Huston. With Rosie O'Donnell, Andie MacDowell, Richard T. Jones, D.W. Moffett. A woman spends time with her developmental disabled sister after the death of their father/10(K). My sister (my sister! I boast to myself) maneuvers through the world with the confidence of a museum curator walking approvingly through her galleries, and, far from bemoaning her otherness, she exults in it.” ― Rachel Simon, Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey. RIDING THE BUS WITH MY SISTER: How I Learned to Slow Down and Enjoy the Ride Rachel Simon, Author. Houghton Mifflin $23 (p) ISBN Buy this book. This perceptive, uplifting. Rachel Simon's memoir Riding the Bus with My Sister was made into a television movie starring Rosie O'Donnell and Andie McDowell, directed by Anjelica Huston. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My .