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Publisher Comments:

What is the toughest request anyone can be asked to fulfill?

Travis Morrison is a champion diver and one of the most popular kids at school. On the first day of summer vacation, while boating on the lake with his friends, Travis attempts a silly stunt dive that goes wrong. He fears he has broken his leg. Instead, his trip to the hospital reveals he has a rare form of cancer, and to save him, the doctors tell his parents they must amputate. In an instant, Travis’s life and the lives of everyone around him are forever changed.

Travis is determined that he and only he should decide the course of his life. He has a plan, but he can’t carry it out alone. Will he convince one of his friends to fulfill his most important request?

Lurlene McDaniel tackles a controversial subject, probing the issues of personal choice and quality of life.

Synopsis:

McDaniel tackles a controversial subject, probing the issues of personal choice and quality of life, in this novel about a teen who discovers he has cancer and is determined to decide the course of his life.

Synopsis:

A high school diving champion develops bone cancer in this story told from the points of view of the diver, his best friend, his sister, and his girlfriend.

About the Author

Lurlene McDaniel is the foremost author of inspirational fiction for young adults. She lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375890970
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - Death & Dying
Author:
McDaniel, Lurlene
Author:
Lurlene McDaniel
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Love & Romance
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Situations / Death & Dying
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Death and Dying
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090512
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
176

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Children's » General
Children's » Health » Diseases
Children's » Reference » Family and Genealogy
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Death and Dying
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Friendship

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Product details 176 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780375890970 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , McDaniel tackles a controversial subject, probing the issues of personal choice and quality of life, in this novel about a teen who discovers he has cancer and is determined to decide the course of his life.
"Synopsis" by , A high school diving champion develops bone cancer in this story told from the points of view of the diver, his best friend, his sister, and his girlfriend.
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