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Remembering Raquel - Vivian Vande Velde
Remembering Raquel
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Fifteen-year-old Raquel Falcone is, as one of her classmates puts it, the kind of kid who has a tendency to be invisible. That is until the night she's hit by a car and killed while walking home from the movies.    In brief, moving chapters, we hear about Raquel from her classmates, her best... show more
Fifteen-year-old Raquel Falcone is, as one of her classmates puts it, the kind of kid who has a tendency to be invisible. That is until the night she's hit by a car and killed while walking home from the movies.    In brief, moving chapters, we hear about Raquel from her classmates, her best friend, her family--and the woman who was driving the car that struck her.     The loss of this seemingly invisible girl deeply affects her entire community, proving just how interconnected and similar we all really are.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780152059767 (0152059768)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 137
Edition language: English
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Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it
2.5 Remembering Raquel - Vivian Vande Velde
I like the idea, but I never felt it. Certainly won't stop me from reading all the rest of her books.Library copy
Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it
2.5 Remembering Raquel - Vivian Vande Velde
I like the idea, but I never felt it. Certainly won't stop me from reading all the rest of her books.Library copy
kishawhite
kishawhite rated it
5.0 Remembering Raquel
Remembering Raquel is a funny, touching, imaginative, and quick read. It is also a mystery a la the movie Rashoman has everyone is trying to figure out if Raquel's death was an accident, a murder, or suicide. Best YA book I read this year.
Karin's Book Nook
Karin's Book Nook rated it
3.0 Remembering Raquel
The story is told from multiple perspectives: her best friend, her father, the people with her when she stepped off the curb in front of the car, the woman that actually hit her, and various students from school. No one, except her best friend, really knew much about Raquel. She was shy, a little ov...
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