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Marty by Rachel Noble
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Jul 06, 2021 | ISBN 9780823446629

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“This satisfying and surprisingly tender story beams an encouraging message about acceptance to young Earthlings (and to undercover Martians).” —The Horn Book

“The protagonist is an endearing, empathetic character, and the book’s resolution is genuinely touching. That a bystander steps in to seek and ultimately provide ‘a safe place’ for Marty serves as a superb example of allyship, all wrapped up in an entertaining story that makes its point gracefully. Charming.”Kirkus Reviews

This is a heartwarming story about accepting others for who they are, no strings attached; it celebrates the fun that ensues when you do.”—Foreword Reviews

“Underneath the Martian theme, this bubbly fable by Noble embraces being oneself as, far from frightening others, Marty finds out that he doesn’t have to hide.”Publishers Weekly
 
“Rachel Noble and Zoey Abbott’s Marty is a charming story of acceptance, friendship and finding home.”—BookPage
 
“Abbott’s whimsical line and watercolor art is bound to invoke more than a few laughs; background details, such as Marty’s home tree filled with his costumes and treasured possessions, add to the humor and the potential for new insight upon rereading. The outlandishness of the story contributes to the fun as it doesn’t take itself too seriously, but it has positive implications for making friends with those who feel left out of social circles.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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