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Sometimes Carrie Blake feels she just can't standlife's problems or pain. At fifteen, she's hadleukemia for three years, and although the disease isin remission, she's never sure when things mightchange. Her parents, whose bitter divoce has leftCarrie feeling torn between them, don't seem tounderstand how much harder they make her dailylife.

When Carrie meets Keith Gardner at acancer support group, everything seems brighter.Keith and his loving supportive family arewonderful to Carrie. Then Keith's illness worsens and heknows he can no longer fight off dying. Armed withlove of family and friends, Keith chooses toparticipate in a hospice program, which allows him toremain at home instead of in the hospital. Carriefeels helpless as she watches Keith slip away. WillKeith's courage help Carrie to face her ownuncertain future?

Synopsis:

Carrie Blake, whose leukemia is in remission and whose parents are divorced, turns to her friendship with Keith for support until his own illness worsens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307776266
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Health & Daily Living - General
Author:
McDaniel, Lurlene
Author:
Lurlene McDaniel
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Bedtime & Dreams
Subject:
Cancer -- Fiction.
Subject:
Health & Medicine
Subject:
Sleep
Subject:
Leukemia
Subject:
Terminally ill
Subject:
Death
Subject:
Cancer
Subject:
Health & Medicine - General
Subject:
Teenagers and death.
Subject:
Health & Daily Living - General
Subject:
Terminally ill -- Fiction.
Subject:
Cancer -- Patients -- Fiction.
Subject:
Heallth & Medicine
Subject:
Children s-Health Stories-Diseases
Subject:
Children s-Health Stories-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Adolescence
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19910301
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
160

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Children's » Health » Diseases
Children's » Health » General
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Adolescence

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Product details 160 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780307776266 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Carrie Blake, whose leukemia is in remission and whose parents are divorced, turns to her friendship with Keith for support until his own illness worsens.
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