That Summer

That Summer

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A young boy's summer begins like every other summer . . . but everything changes when his family finds out that his younger brother, Joey, is dying. Tony Johnston's poignant words and Barry Moser's intimate pictures invite us to share the experience of that summer--a season of family, of life, and of love.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 198.1 x 279.4 x 5.1mm | 81.65g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152058567
  • 9780152058562
  • 798,998

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[star] "A fine choice to help children come to terms with loss."--Booklist (starred review) "This will be sought out for inspiration and consolation."--Kirkus Reviews
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About Tony Johnston

TONY JOHNSTON's award-winning books for children include It's About Dogs, Very Scary, and Day of the Dead. She lives in San Marino, California. BARRY MOSER is the illustrator of many acclaimed books for children and adults, including Telling Time with Big Mama Cat and Sit, Truman!, both co-illustrated with his daughter Cara Moser. He lives in western Massachusetts.
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Rating details

51 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 39% (20)
4 31% (16)
3 24% (12)
2 2% (1)
1 4% (2)
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