Pre Order The Way I Say It by Nancy Tandon

River Bend is delighted to host the exclusive preorder campaign for Nancy Tandon's debut middle grade novel, The Way I Say It.  The first 50 to preorder will receive an exclusive bookmark and sticker set, AND, one lucky winner from all preorders will receive a Grand Prize tote full of Rory's favorite treats!

The Way I Say It exclusive preorder gifts available at River Bend Bookshop

The Way I Say It by Nancy Tandon available at River Bend BookshopABOUT THE BOOK

Sixth-grader Rory’s story of his impossible-to-hide speech impediment and middle-school drama is perfect for fans of Sharon Draper’s Out of My Mind.

Rory still can’t say his r’s, but that’s just the beginning of his troubles. First Rory’s ex-best-friend Brent started hanging out with the mean lacrosse kids. But then, a terrible accident takes Brent out of school, and Rory struggles with how to feel.

Rory and his new speech teacher put their heads together on Rory’s r’s (not to mention a serious love of hard rock and boxing legend Muhammad Ali), but nobody seems to be able to solve the problem of Rory’s complicated feelings about Brent. Brent’s accident left him with brain-damage and he’s struggling. Should Rory stand up for his old friend at school–even after Brent failed to do the same for him?


Pre Order The Way I Say It by Nancy Tandon from River Bend BookshopABOUT THE THE AUTHOR

Nancy Tandon grew up in Michigan and is a former substitute teacher, speech-language pathologist, and adjunct professor of communication disorders. She now lives in New England with her family and writes stories for young readers.



For personalized copies, please include the name to be inscribed in the book in the Order Comments at checkout.  If no name is specified, books will be signed by the author, not personalized. 

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