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The Hemingway Tradition

by (author) Kristen Butcher

Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Oct 2005
Category
Parents, Art, Suicide
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781554697380
    Publish Date
    Oct 2005
    List Price
    $7.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
  • Reading age: 12 to 18

Description

Shaw Sebring is sixteen and trying to understand his father’s suicide. Moving with his mother halfway across the country to distance themselves from the awful truth, Shaw lands in a new school and finds that the ghost of his father, a best-selling author, has followed him. Shaw tries to chart his own course, until circumstances force him to accept that where, and who, we come from have an impact on what we become.

About the author

Kristin Butcher taught a variety of different subjects from primary school to high school before becoming an author. She credits her experience in the classroom with both helping her understand children and teens better, as well as making her a whiz at Trivial Pursuit. Kristin has always had a wild imagination and can't imagine that she'll ever run out of ideas for stories. Kristin lives in Campbell River, British Columbia.

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Excerpt: The Hemingway Tradition (by (author) Kristen Butcher)

We had the top down on our old Le Baron and the sun was beating from a sky that was nothing but blue. It was my mom's turn to drive, so I was stretched out in the passenger seat, watching Saskatchewan slide by, thinking there must be a couple dozen different ways for a guy to kill himself.

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

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“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

Resource Links

"This novel is an exceptionally good choice for both male and female reluctant readers. Highly recommended."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"This book portrays true, if sometimes raw, emotions... Students who are forced to confront loss and grieving will find comfort in the fact that they are not alone."

School Library Journal

“The clear theme of the pain of prejudice for the victims, be it on the basis of race or sexual orientation, will appeal to today’s activist teens. It’s interesting to note that these themes could not have been addressed so directly only a few short years ago. Highly Recommended.”

CM Magazine

"Pick it up - you'll be glad that you did!"

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