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Stop pretending : what happened when my big sister went crazy

Author: Sonya Sones; Alison Donalty; HarperCollins (Firm),
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A younger sister has a difficult time adjusting to life after her older sister has a mental breakdown.
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Genre/Form: Children's poetry
Laments
Novels in verse
Juvenile works
Poetry
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile poetry
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sonya Sones; Alison Donalty; HarperCollins (Firm),
ISBN: 0060283874 9780060283872 0060283866 9780060283865 0064462188 9780064462181
OCLC Number: 40619587
Notes: Jacket design by Alison Donalty.
Awards: Short-listed for L.A. Times Book Prize (Young Adult Fiction) 1999
Short-listed for Rhode Island Teen Book Award 2001
Description: 149 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: My whole family --
My sister's Christmas eve breakdown --
Three A.M. that same night --
Near dawn --
Hospitalized --
Questions --
Thin skin --
New Year's eve --
What it's like --
I wonder --
Midnight swing --
Paper doll --
In the morning --
Breakfast time --
Nothing has changed --
Wondering through the halls at school --
In art class --
Instead of studying during study hall --
At lunch --
Thoughts during English class --
First flight --
What would happen if --
Since sister's been sick --
Snapshot --
Found and lost --
Things would be different --
The phone lines --
My supper theories as to why --
Apologies --
To the rescue --
English homework: describe your bedroom --
Sister's room --
I wish I may, I wish I might --
February 15th --
When we go --
What we do --
Trying to play Monopoly --
Mass pike --
No matter what --
Sunday night --
Life on the ward --
How I know when it's time to leave --
The locked ward --
Realitease --
Another visit with sister --
Stop pretending --
The truth is --
You are --
In Dr. Saunders' office --
Sister in slumberland --
After midnight --
It's been forever --
The you I remember --
Last June on Ocean Avenue --
Last July, when sister and I got lost at the Cape --
Last August at Nantasket Beach --
Photo realism --
Saint Patrick's day --
Molly, Kate and me --
Thoughts during science class --
Minus --
In English class --
During history class --
In French class --
Boston --
Like Alice --
One bit of difference --
Tired --
Last night they found Audrey Becker's mother --
Bicycle ride --
My guidance counselor --
Slumber party levitation --
In gym class --
Over it --
Why sister doesn't cross my mind on the way home from Horseneck Beach --
I didn't need to worry --
Mrs. Zolli --
Kodak moment --
In the darkroom --
The new boy --
The best May 2nd of my life --
He calls me every night --
Maybe I won't be needing a dog after all --
Her self-portrait --
After school --
First date --
Because of John --
After the dance --
Secret rendezvous at the Full Moon Cafe --
After the party on Friday night --
With a click --
Psych ward rule #37 --
Meeting sister --
E.R. --
Sister's voices --
Sister says it's not so bad --
After shock --
Hair today, there tomorrow --
Going for the gold --
Finally --
Girls' night in --
Memorial day --
Dr. Milton Silver --
In the visiting room.
Responsibility: Sonya Sones.
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A younger sister has a difficult time adjusting to life after her older sister has a mental breakdown.

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