The End Or Something Like That,

The End Or Something Like That,

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For fans of Sara Zarr and Stephen Chbosky, an achingly raw and surprisingly funny novel about coping with loss
Emmy s best friend Kim had promised to visit from the afterlife after she died. But so far Kim hasn t shown up even once. Emmy blames herself for not believing hard enough. Finally, as the one-year anniversary of Kim's death approaches, Emmy is visited by a ghost but it s not Kim. It s Emmy s awful dead science teacher.
Emmy can t help but think that she's failed at being a true friend. But as more ghosts appear, she starts to realize that she's not alone in her pain. Kim would have wanted her to move forward and to do that, Emmy needs to start letting go."
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 149 x 216 x 30mm | 474g
  • Dial Books for Young Readers,US
  • United States
  • English
  • 0803737394
  • 9780803737396
  • 1,956,482

Review quote

"Part staccato prose, part transcript, this haunting first novel will grip readers right from the start." -- "Publishers Weekly", starred review of "This is What I Did"

"Ellis's outstanding novel marks her as an author to watch." -- "VOYA", starred review of "This is What I Did"

"This is an original story, and it's told in an offbeat and original style." -- "The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books", starred review of "This is What I Did

This is What I Did" is an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, was listed on the "VOYA "Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers List, and was an IRA honor book.
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About Ann Dee Ellis

Ann Dee Ellis is the author of "This is What I Did: " and "Everything is Fine." "This is What I Did: " received three starred reviews and was an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, an IRA honor book, and a "VOYA "Top Shelf Fiction pick. Ann Dee lives in Utah with her husband and five children.
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Rating details

993 ratings
3.49 out of 5 stars
5 21% (211)
4 27% (268)
3 35% (347)
2 13% (131)
1 4% (36)
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