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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, Traviss 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 cant 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.

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About the Author

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

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385904582
Publisher:
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Social Issues - Death & Dying
Author:
McDaniel, Lurlene
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
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:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.02x4.42x.68 in. .41 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Death and Dying
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Friendship

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