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Publisher Comments:

From award-winning author Sally Nicholls, her debut novel about a boy's last months with leukemia.

1. My name is Sam.

2. I am eleven years old.

3. I collect stories and fantastic facts.

4. I have leukemia.

5. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead.

Living through the final stages of leukemia, Sam collects stories, questions, lists, and pictures that create a profoundly moving portrait of how a boy lives when he knows his time is almost up.

"[I]t skirts easy sentiment to confront the hard questions head-on, intelligently and realistically and with an enormous range of feeling." — Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Sam is a child whom readers would want as a friend and he will be missed when the book is done." — School Library Journal, starred review

"The energy and joy of this novel is a remarkable feat." — Horn Book, starred review

Synopsis:

Living through the final stages of leukemia, 11-year-old Sam collects stories, questions, lists, and pictures that create a profoundly moving portrait of how a boy lives when he knows his time is almost up.

Synopsis:

From award-winning author Sally Nicholls, her debut novel about a boy's last months with leukemia.

1. My name is Sam.

2. I am eleven years old.

3. I collect stories and fantastic facts.

4. I have leukemia.

5. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead.

Living through the final stages of leukemia, Sam collects stories, questions, lists, and pictures that create a profoundly moving portrait of how a boy lives when he knows his time is almost up.

About the Author

Sally Nicholls completed an MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University (UK). She wrote her first novel, WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER, when she was twenty-three, and it received three starred reviews and was named an ALA Notable Book. Sally Nicholls lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780545069496
Author:
Nicholls, Sally
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Situations / Death & Dying
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Death and Dying
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Living through the final stages of leukemia, 11-year-old Sam collects stories, questions, lists, and pictures that create a profoundly moving portrait of how a boy lives when he knows his time is almost up.
"Synopsis" by ,
From award-winning author Sally Nicholls, her debut novel about a boy's last months with leukemia.

1. My name is Sam.

2. I am eleven years old.

3. I collect stories and fantastic facts.

4. I have leukemia.

5. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead.

Living through the final stages of leukemia, Sam collects stories, questions, lists, and pictures that create a profoundly moving portrait of how a boy lives when he knows his time is almost up.

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