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|Hawley Public Library||J RUP (Text)||33500010894749||Main||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 0763658103 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 9780763658106 (hbk.)
245 p. ; 20 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick, 2012.
|Summary, etc.:||After the death of his older brother, Daniel Anderson became engrossed in recording details about dead people, how they died, and whether their deaths mattered but he is eventually drawn back into interaction with the living.|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2012 September #2
*Starred Review* Three years after his much older brother, Eli, died as a soldier in Iraq, 14-year-old Daniel is still trying to cope with the loss while living in a household that has never healed. Throughout Daniel's childhood, Eli had set out to teach him all that he needed to know but would never learn from their distant, demanding father. Now, over a summer marked by change, Daniel falls for sophisticated Isabelle, befriends a geeky classmate, outgrows a longtime pal, and works on a farm owned by his brother's best friend. At summer's end, Daniel's realization that he is losing Isabelle opens the floodgates of grief and triggers a violent reaction that allows his family to move forward at last. Depicted only through flashbacks, memories, and conversations, irreverent Eli is one of the most vividly realized characters in this convincing cast. Each chapter heading features someone from Daniel's personal Book of the Dead (Archimedes, Isadora Duncan, the Titanic victims) who come up in his writings, a thread of death that some might find off-putting. But the tone of this first-person narrative isn't maudlin or morbid, it's smart and searching, and the well-structured story quietly builds to a moving climax and a worthy, satisfying conclusion. Copyright 2012 Booklist Reviews.
Rebecca Rupp is the beloved author of more than a dozen books for young readers, among them The Dragon of Lonely Island, Sarah Simpson’s Rules for Living, and Octavia Boone’s Big Questions About Life, the Universe, and Everything. She and her family live in Swanton, Vermont.