The story is an introspective look inside the world of one who perceives letters, numbers, and sounds as colors. To mia, the letter a glows with faded sunfloweryellow, screeching chalk sizzles. A mangoshaped space by wendy mass is an interesting story about mia who is thirteen years old and has a condition called synaesthesia. She struggles through the ridicule of her classmates and hides her secret from everyone, including her family and her best friend, jenna. Our rbdigital platform distributes the broadest array of digital content typesincluding audiobooks, video, magazines, ebooks, education, and entertainmentall in one powerful app. When yearold mia finally reveals a closelyguarded secret, it soon echoes throughout her school. In an intriguing first novel, mass introduces a yearold heroine with an unusual perspective. Learn more about a mango shaped space in the new castle district library center digital collection. A mango shaped space was no doubt the best book ive ever read. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders.
This study guide works well for midhigher level independent read. Sep 07, 2009 the main character mia is a sensitive yearold girl who comes to terms with a rare neurological condition called synesthesia. It was like she lived in another world that only she new about. A mangoshaped space by wendy mass while most people have and use their four senses in the standard way. A mangoshaped space by wendy mass book cover, description, publication history. Her senses are jumbled words and sounds often have color for her, among other effects. A young teen whose world is filled with colors and shapes that no one else sees copes with the. The 2004 winner of the schneider family book award in the middle school book cagegory was a mango shaped space by wendy mass. How synesthetes color their worlds by patricia lynne duffy. A mangoshaped space book by wendy mass thriftbooks. If you claim that a mango shaped space fits the requirements set forth by freytags pyramid, then i expect you to have three or four body paragraphs pinpointing what the inciting incident is and why, what the rising action is and why, and what scenes make up the climax and resolution and why. The main character mia is a sensitive yearold girl who comes to terms with a rare neurological condition called synesthesia. A mango shaped space study guide and answer key by keys for.
I would recommend the book for anyone who enjoys a descriptive writing style book. A mango shaped space unabridged a mango shaped space unabridged audiobook, by wendy mass. Resolution opinion complications mia accepts herself having synthesia, she also makes a friend. I think this is the theme because mia winchell is different from many other people with a mingling of the senses, called synesthesia. A mangoshaped space quotes by wendy mass goodreads. Oct 15, 2015 a mango shaped space by wendy mass in chm, doc, epub download e book. If you like a mangoshaped space you might like similar books every soul a star, jeremy fink and the meaning of life, 11 birthdays, eggs, the candymakers.
Overall, i think that a mango shaped space was a bit slow and could have had more action parts to keep the reader engaged. A mangoshaped space fanfiction archive with over 7 stories. Apr 16, 2003 in a mango shaped space, author wendy mass tells an intriguing, original story. At some point they inevitably find out thats not the caseusually by the blank stares they receive when they talk about it. The pineapple, however, is spiky on the outside with a very odd stalk at the top, and it it not as soft a fruit to eat as the mango.
Then an unexpected death happens making her even more shocked. A mango shaped space unabridged audiobook, by wendy mass. Stop wasting time in meetings and be more productive at work. Books like a mango shaped space are getting the word out about this fascinating condition. This study guide consists of approximately 52 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of a mango shaped space. I enjoyed this book it was very heart warming story. Questions call for basic, inferential, and higher level thinking. See more ideas about andrew mcmahon, synesthesia test and jacks mannequin. To ask other readers questions about a mangoshaped space, please sign up.
Wendy mass won the ala schneider family book award for her first young readers novel, a mango shaped space, about a girl with the fascinating condition synesthesia. A mangoshaped space by wendy mass state library of. A mangoshaped space 2003, a young adult novel by american author wendy mass, is the story of mia winchell, a thirteenyearold girl who lives with synesthesia. Book about synesthesia i remember reading this in middle school. But if i couldnt use my colors, the world would seem so bland like vanilla ice cream without the gummy bears on top. Remembering the wonderful fiction books she had read while growing up, she began writing a mangoshaped space, which was published in 2003. Buy a cheap copy of a mango shaped space book by wendy mass. But, if your favorite books are inspiring, emotional, and moving, you would like a mangoshaped space. After the synesthesia meeting, something terrible happens, but we cant spoil the book.
A mangoshaped space by wendy mass in chm, doc, epub download e book. All in all, i liked reading her book but i would rather read a more exciting novel. I liked how wendy wrote about a diease that not many people have heard of. We used to be a lot closer, before she went to high school and dropped me like a pipinghot bag of microwave popcorn. Study guide questions for a mango shaped space separated into chapters. What she sees might not be like what everyone else does, but its more exciting and interesting than other peoples realities. An awardwinning book from the author of jeremy fink and the meaning of life and the candymakers for fans for of wonder and counting by sevens mia winchell has synesthesia, the mingling of perceptions whereby a person can see sounds, smell colors, or taste shapes. I managed to get this out a week later even though the audio file for the 6th chapter disappeared and i. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read a mango shaped space. But, if your favorite books are inspiring, emotional, and moving, you would like a mango shaped space. Wendy mass won the ala schneider family book award for her first young readers novel, a mangoshaped space, about a girl with the fascinating condition synesthesia. Hes always spouting off random dos and donts for the family based on his wacky ideas.
If she doesnt match the right colors with numbers, she has a hard time adding or subtractingand you can go ahead and forget about multiplying. Realistic fiction of a young girl with a condition that is rarely recognized by doctors. A mangoshaped space by wendy mass 27,318 ratings, 4. Apr 19, 2018 a mango shaped space is a unique and interesting book with many twist and turns. May 06, 2015 a mango shaped space was no doubt the best book ive ever read. The hand lettering for the cover is by billy kelly. Recorded books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. If you are a parent who has a child who struggles with any kind of learning disability or behavior issue, this book will keep you engaged and entertained. The main character is mia winchell, she has a disease that is unknown and nobody knows about it.
The setting of a mango shaped space takes place in present day in the suburbs of chicago. Unlike the average yearolds in her school, mia uses her senses differently because for her, sounds, numbers, and letters have color. Eighth grader mia reads, and hears, with specific colors and shapes in her mind. The book received the american library association schneider family book award in. Do not include this category in content categories. Mias family is surprised, and they try to help her as best as they can by taking her to the doctor, and standing up for her when others try to make mia feel different. Inevery soul a star, three very different kids are brought together by a solar eclipse. A mangoshaped space is a 2003 young adult novel by wendy mass. This summary of a mango shaped space includes a complete plot overview spoilers included. Buy a cheap copy of a mangoshaped space book by wendy mass. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and international laws. Little, brown, and company, hachette book group, new york, 2003. A mangoshaped space by wendy mass overdrive rakuten. Wendy mass is the new york times bestselling author of the candymakers, the ala schneider family award winner a mangoshaped space, leap day, jeremy fink and the meaning of life, heaven looks a lot like the mall, and every soul a star.
Nov 16, 2008 wendy mass is the new york times bestselling author of the candymakers, the ala schneider family award winner a mango shaped space, leap day, jeremy fink and the meaning of life, heaven looks a lot like the mall, and every soul a star. Over a million stunning new images at your fingertips. A mangoshaped space by wendy mass fantastic fiction. Were considering expanding this synopsis into a fulllength study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why its important. Will keep your students engaged without too much focus on answering questions.
A mango shaped space is a 2003 young adult novel by wendy mass. A mango shaped space has been added to your wish list. For mia, though, this isnt just a fun way to think about numbers. Mar 28, 2018 the 6th chapter of a mango shaped space.
Of course, if you ask her, though, shell say its because thats the color of his eyes. The mango fruit is more normal than the pineapple, as the mango is a very basic shaped fruit with a juicy texture. It is a fairly quick read, and the plot is not so intense that it is hard to understand, but the plot isnt boring either. As the book opens, mia is honoring the oneyear anniversary of her grandfathers death, and at her side constantly is her cat mango. I managed to get this out a week later even though the audio file for the 6th chapter disappeared and i had to do it again. She was born with synesthesia, a neurological crosswiring that lets her see sounds, taste shapes, and smell colors. It is is not part of the encyclopedia and contains nonarticle pages, or groups articles by status rather than subject. In jeremy fink and the meaning of life, a boy embarks on a lifechanging journey. Students can read an excerpt of this book and link to other sites about synesthetes at. If you like a mango shaped space you might like similar books every soul a star, jeremy fink and the meaning of life, 11 birthdays, eggs, the candymakers.
She was different from everybody else in school, but that did not stop her from loving the colors she saw. Whats saddest is that a mango shaped space could be a great book, were it not for the terrible moral of the story. A mangoshaped space timeline by tavisha thapar on prezi. The book received the american library association schneider family book award in 2004. A mangoshaped space this is technically a kids book preteenteen, but its not. The picture above shows that one fish is different from the others, like mia winchell is. Its a huge switch for her, one that ultimately makes her grateful for her synesthesia. This novel study includes comprehension that include answers for each chapter. The color for her name is a sunflower yellow, and the numbers get mixed up in math class all the time. She was different from everybody else in school, but that did. If you like highaction stories or dislike realistic fiction, this may not be the book for you.
The answer key provides a clear response, but does allow for students to respond individually. A mangoshaped space by wendy mass a mangoshaped space is about a girl named mia who has synesthesia. Wendy mass is the new york times bestselling author of the candymakers, the ala schneider family award winner a mango shaped space, leap day, jeremy fink and the meaning of life, heaven looks a lot like the mall, and every soul a star. An awardwinning book from the author of jeremy fink and the meaning of life and the candymakers for fans. For example she sees her name as candyapple red with a hint of light green and her cat mango gives off sunkistorange coils with each highpitched meow. It was amazing how mia was able to see colors in sounds and numbers. In this book mia has always seen shapes with each sound. Forced to reveal her condition, she must look to herself to develop an understanding and appreciation of her gift in this comingofage novel. So when she learns that its not normal she is surprised. The whole book was about her figuring out about synthesia. As is often the case in young adult lit, a mangoshaped space talks about what its like to be a teenager from the perspective of a teen.
Most people who have synesthesia think that surely everyone else sees the same things they do. A mango shaped space by wendy mass a mango shaped space is about a girl named mia who has synesthesia. Buy this book in an intriguing first novel, mass introduces a yearold heroine with an unusual. This study guide consists of approximately 52 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of a mangoshaped space. Wendy mass is the author of a mango shaped space and she brings people into the world of mia winchell and all of her chaos. It has since been nominated for, and received, a number of other awards. It turns out mango has a rip in his lung that makes him wheeze all the time. Mia winchell has synesthesia, the mingling of perceptions whereby a person can see sounds, smell colors, or taste shapes. Mia winchell is a yearold girl trying to come to terms with having the rare but real condition called synesthesia. His wheezing looks orange and yellow to mia, which is why she named him mango. A mango shaped space book study by hawleys hallways tpt. This is a maintenance category, used for maintenance of the wikipedia project.798 1271 1075 601 1352 504 1244 407 207 688 1331 858 302 1445 1463 289 1032 1122 1001 1222 61 23 375 1342 1371 512 244 1152 373 1190 604 546