Always and Forever

Always and Forever

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by Lurlene McDaniel
     
 

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Sixteen-year-old Melissa Austin has always worked hard to get what she wants. As the school year begins, her work is paying off: Her grades are up and she’s landed a coveted spot on the Brain Bowl team. She and her best friend, Jory Delaney, are determined to have the best junior year ever.

Then Melissa receives devastating news about her health. At

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Overview

Sixteen-year-old Melissa Austin has always worked hard to get what she wants. As the school year begins, her work is paying off: Her grades are up and she’s landed a coveted spot on the Brain Bowl team. She and her best friend, Jory Delaney, are determined to have the best junior year ever.

Then Melissa receives devastating news about her health. At first she refuses to accept the doctor’s diagnosis, but as her illness gets worse, she cannot deny the truth. Only with the loving support of her family, and especially Jory, can Melissa come to terms with the mysteries of living . . . and dying.

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“McDaniel deserves a special award for her inspirational and gripping book.”—Kliatt

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553494198
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
05/11/2004
Edition description:
First Laurel-Leaf Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
716,787
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 6.99(h) x 1.18(d)
Age Range:
12 - 15 Years

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