- Published: New York : Atria, c2004.
- Year Published: 2004
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: vii, 423 p. ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 840
- 0743454537 (includes readers gd.) :
- 0743454529 (hc.) :
- Sisters -- Fiction.
- Teenage girls -- Fiction.
- Leukemia -- Fiction. -- Patients
- Organ donors -- Fiction.
- Sick children -- Fiction.
- Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
- Domestic fiction.
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Was not happy with the ending--Picoult proclaims she wanted it to be realistic, but I did not think it was--but when it was changed for the movie, I found I actually liked this one better.
This is one of the saddest, most touching books I have ever read. It is the story of a young girl who is constantly undergoing surgeries for her cancerous sister and her fight to make her own choices. It includes several unexpected turns. I recommend this book! Just be prepared that it may make you cry if you are sensitive like me :)
Usually I hate perspective changes, but I appreciated them in this book. Well done.
This is a great book, wonderfully written. It has a surprising ending and it is extremely moving. Makes you think twice about everyday things you take for granted. Recommended for 13+
This book is full of raw human emotion, family tensions, and dilemmas. It's enough to keep you awake at night...thinking away. It's a must read, especially if you have siblings!
An incredibly sad book, filled with emotion. It tells of desperate parents, an unhappy girl, and her dying sister.
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