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How to save a life

Author: Sara Zarr
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Told from their own viewpoints, seventeen-year-old Jill, in grief over the loss of her father, and Mandy, nearly nineteen, are thrown together when Jill's mother agrees to adopt Mandy's unborn child but nothing turns out as they had anticipated.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Zarr
ISBN: 9780316036061 0316036064 9781409546757 1409546756
OCLC Number: 697974169
Awards: Winner of Utah Book Award (Young Adult) 2011
Commended for Tayshas Reading 2013
Short-listed for Black-Eyed Susan Award (High School) 2013
Short-listed for Volunteer State Book Awards (High School) 2013
Short-listed for Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2014
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 710
Description: 341 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sara Zarr.

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Jill MacSweeney just wishes everything could go back to normal. But ever since her dad died, she's been isolating herself from her boyfriend, her best friends - everyone who wants to support her. But  Read more...

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"Zarr's novel is a rich tapestry of love and survival that will resonate with even the most cynical readers." (Booklist, starred review) "...a moving, funny and emotionally honest story." (Publishers Read more...

 
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