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TREINTA CENTÍMETROS

An eleven-year-old boy, Marcos, does not dare to say what he thinks and suffers from this inability to show what he feels. The teacher has asked Marcos to do a project about achondroplasia, i.e. dwarfism, with two classmates with whom he doesn't get along very well. Fanny and Sussi are the best in grades but are selfish, cruel and even liars. Unable to refuse, he is given the task to find and interview a person who suffers from this growth disorder in order to find out about the daily problems they encounter. Fortunately, Marcos' teacher has a nephew called Damián who has achondroplasia. Damián and Marcos immediately form a bond of friendship that will teach many things about the disease, but more importantly, about the courage and strength of those who suffer from it and about what is really important in life, the value of generosity and friendship.
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ISBN: 978-84-683-5612-9
Code: 134970
Publication date: 02/06/2022
220 pages
Size: 13.0cm x 19.5cm. Paperback
Cover price: 10.95 
Recommended subjects:
Language and literature
Civic and Ethical Values
Theme:Children's / Teenage fiction: General, modern and contemporary fiction
Biography
Olivet Sánchez, Mercedes

Mercedes Olivet was born in Terrassa in 1963. She has developed her professional career within the industrial and technological sector. Writing stories is her vocation and she has dedicated years of preparation to it. Some of her stories have been finalists in literary contests and have been included in various short story anthologies. In Edebé He has published the children's story The W as well as the Young adult novel The Mirror, which was a finalist in the XXIV award Edebé of Children's and Youth Literature.

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