In this trio of stories by two-time Newbery Honor author Bruce Brooks, cousins devise a fiendishly clever way to circumvent the law and give a loved one a proper burial; a boy begrudgingly tries to fulfill his dying uncle's last wishes; and a young girl must learn to unburden herself of the weight of grief.
Each of Brooks's characters is searching for a way to deal with what's been left behind all have grief to be shared, and personal discoveries to be made.
|Publisher:||Atheneum Books for Young Readers|
|Edition description:||First Edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.49(d)|
|Age Range:||12 Years|
About the Author
He has written over thirty books, fiction and nonfiction, and has won two Newbery Honor awards, for The Moves Make the Man and What Hearts. He has two sons, Alex and Spencer, and lives in in Brooklyn, New York.