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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (84 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ellen Yeomans Narrator: Chelsea Mixon Publisher: Full Cast Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2009 ISBN:
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Kit is a typical teenage girl happily engaged in school and family life. She and her younger brother, Buddy, are deeply bonded. Despite their age difference, they're connected by a love of baseball and math. Then Kit learns that Buddy has been diagnosed with cancer.

The poems that follow capture both devastating loss and the beginnings of recovery in spare, lyrical verse that throbs with raw emotional power. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathi | 1/20/2014

    " quick read -- very well written--super sad "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jess | 9/29/2013

    " A good and very short book that's sad, but hopeful in the end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Elise | 8/24/2013

    " Great verse novel. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Isabelle | 7/2/2013

    " I really liked her voice in this story, but at some points she switches to different subjects too quickly for me. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sue | 2/6/2013

    " have tissues handy. I read this in one sitting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sue | 9/7/2012

    " a quick verse novel that tells a touching story of loss too early and how a family does or doesn't cope with it. very touching realistic look at losing someone so young. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Libraryqueen | 8/23/2012

    " I need to read this again. The problem is that I read books written in poetry format too quickly and tend to miss some important elements of the story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jon-michael | 12/22/2011

    " It was good I like the way that the aouthor keep the poems on the same topick "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ailene | 6/24/2011

    " it was poetically written. a very sad story. i loved the author's take on the "rubber houses" i never expected what it meant [: "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeanette | 5/14/2011

    " Very good book dealing with the stages of grief. Written in poetic verse. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shannon Rickert | 4/18/2011

    " this was a good book and it is a small read so might work out well for reluctant readers. was very sad at some parts so if you want to read lively bks this is not one. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kara | 3/14/2011

    " This book was written and different type of formate than I was use to and it made it really quick. It was written kind of like Crank but in poems though. It was really sad and you can easially relate to the characters and understand their pain. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jayla | 2/21/2011

    " A well-written book with great characters, especially Buddy (he was just so loveable :). "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Angelina | 12/28/2010

    " I'm not a huge fan of books in verse, but I loved this one. It is a sad story but ends with healing.

    I loved the authenticity. The thoughts and emotions. The complexity warring with simplicity. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathi | 3/26/2010

    " quick read -- very well written--super sad "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ailene | 10/8/2009

    " it was poetically written. a very sad story. i loved the author's take on the "rubber houses" i never expected what it meant [: "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jeanette | 10/6/2009

    " Very good book dealing with the stages of grief. Written in poetic verse. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jess | 7/21/2008

    " A good and very short book that's sad, but hopeful in the end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kara | 7/1/2008

    " This book was written and different type of formate than I was use to and it made it really quick. It was written kind of like Crank but in poems though. It was really sad and you can easially relate to the characters and understand their pain. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sue | 2/24/2008

    " have tissues handy. I read this in one sitting. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jon-michael | 12/20/2007

    " It was good I like the way that the aouthor keep the poems on the same topick "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Libraryqueen | 11/13/2007

    " I need to read this again. The problem is that I read books written in poetry format too quickly and tend to miss some important elements of the story. "

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