Cold Hands, Warm Heart

Cold Hands, Warm Heart

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The lives of two teenage girls become literally connected after 14-year-old Amanda unexpectedly dies during a gymnastics meet and Dani receives Amanda's heart.

Fourteen-year-old Amanda is a competitive gymnast, sleek-muscled and in perfect health. Fifteen-year-old Dani was born with her heart on the wrong side of her body; she's been in and out of hospital all her life. The two girls don't know each other - and never will. Yet their lives are about to collide. Amanda suffers a haematoma - a blood clot - during a gymnastics competition, and dies. The donation of her heart means renewed life for Dani and several other donor recipients. A fascinating and unputdownable story on an important and topical issue.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 18mm | 213g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1406325414
  • 9781406325416
  • 390,597

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Detailed, accurate descriptions of medical procedures are leavened with humor and sincerity, providing a powerful and multifaceted exploration of ethics, love and celebration of life. * Kirkus Reviews * Showing teens confronting unexpected emotions in both themselves and others, this novel is sure to please fans of realistic but gentle teen romance or medical stories. * Booklist * Authentic voices and emotions...a compelling and affecting novel * Carousel *
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About Jill Wolfson

Cold Hands, Warm Heart is Jill Wolfson's third book for teenagers. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.
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682 ratings
3.75 out of 5 stars
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4 37% (251)
3 29% (196)
2 8% (55)
1 2% (11)
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