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The Time Capsule


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ISBN13: 9780553494310
ISBN10: 0553494317
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In first grade, twins Alexis and Adam wrote down what they wanted to be when they grew up and put it in their teachers time capsule. Now entering their senior year in high school, they are surprised to find out what they wrote: Alexis wanted to “help people” and Adam wanted to be a fireman. But that was before Adam got sick and their family fell apart. Adams leukemia is now in remission but, sadly, so is the twins family. Their mother and father are always working—not only dont they have time for Alexis and Adam, they dont have time for each other. Alexis cant even convince them to take a weekend off for one last family vacation to Disney World.

No one is prepared when Adam gets sick again, but this time Alexis is not alone. Adams illness reunites the family. And Alexis discovers that the time capsule predictions werent so far off the mark.

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Lurlene McDaniel has written more than 30 inspirational novels. Her books have received acclaim from teachers, parents, young adults, and reviewers.

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mizzindependent_honey121, April 25, 2008 (view all comments by mizzindependent_honey121)
well; this book is realli a tearjerker -- this book was reali kool--well i reckon the reason y i say that is because it deals with real life situations that teenagers deal with during their lifetime...........

aniways its filed with heartfelt moments-- and LURLENE MCDANIELS books ROCK--their full on kool
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Mcdaniel, Lurlene
Laurel Leaf Library
McDaniel, Lurlene
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Social Situations - Death & Dying
Health & Medicine - General
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Miami (fla.)
Brothers and sisters
Heallth & Medicine
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Death and Dying
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
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Mass market paperback
Lurlene McDaniel
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Grade Level:
from 7
6.92x4.22x.60 in. .25 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12

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