Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey
Publish date: February 13th 2012
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
, Mental Health
, Mental Illness
This is one of those novels that makes you feel good. It’s about making you stop and enjoy the smaller things in life, it’s about noticing someone other than yourself and it’s about realizing that we’re really all the same, we just go about life differently. In this novel, Rachel is beginning to p...
I doubt very much that I would ever have chosen this book to read without some help from my fellow bookclub members, as true stories are not really my cup of tea. Taking that into consideration, I did quite like this book. It is well written and has quite endearing and well-described characters. I c...
Sappy, but good. It's hard to believe that it is all so perfectly true; some of the bus drivers are just a bit too much overdone...they seem to be caricatures of people, rather than real people, but overall it was entertaining, enlightening, and a fun and easy read. I worked with developmentally d...
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What a great bus ride! Did Beth ever turn the tables on Rachel! Rachel agrees to meet up with Beth every month and ride the buses with her, something Beth loves to do. Beth is mentally disabled and Rachel feels she will be helping her sister. And she does, in a way. But, more, Rachel learns from Bet...
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