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Author: Matt Beam
Publisher: Honesdale, Pa. : Front Street, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Written in the form of a suicide note from a teenaged boy to his unborn sister, tells the story of how a ninth-grader comes to accept his less than ideal life after witnessing the struggles of a friend with serious depression.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Beam
ISBN: 9781590786512 1590786513
OCLC Number: 232636418
Description: 156 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Matt Beam.
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Written in the form of a suicide note from a teenaged boy to his unborn sister, tells the story of how a ninth-grader comes to accept his less than ideal life after witnessing the struggles of a friend with serious depression.

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"Great for bibliotherapy with students who are experiencing multiple stresses in their adolescent lives." --"Library Media Connection" * "The contrivance of the novel - as story, 'letter or whatever' Read more...

 
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A brilliant story

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-05-27) Very Good Permalink

Steven, a ninth grader, writes a suicide note to his baby sister, Sam- who hasn't been born yet- telling her all about his troubles in high school, his friends, and his depressed mentor, Bryon.  "Last December" is an "alright" book, but the sentences run on and it is a brilliant story. 

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