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The Thing About Jellyfish - Ali Benjamin
The Thing About Jellyfish
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A stunning debut about how grief can open the world in magical ways. After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy is convinced that the true cause of the tragedy was a rare jellyfish sting. Retreating into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory--even if it... show more
A stunning debut about how grief can open the world in magical ways. After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy is convinced that the true cause of the tragedy was a rare jellyfish sting. Retreating into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory--even if it means traveling the globe, alone. Suzy's achingly heartfelt journey explores
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316380867 (0316380865)
ASIN: 316380865
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
3.5 The Thing About Jellyfish
I thought this novel was okay. I loved the fascinating facts about jellyfish as I am find them interesting and amazing. Suzy is obsessed with them after a school field trip and she begins to believe that they are the cause of her best friend’s death which happened while she was swimming. Suzy is con...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
3.5 The Thing About Jellyfish
I thought this novel was okay. I loved the fascinating facts about jellyfish as I am find them interesting and amazing. Suzy is obsessed with them after a school field trip and she begins to believe that they are the cause of her best friend’s death which happened while she was swimming. Suzy is con...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it
3.5 The Thing About Jellyfish
This book taught me so much about jellyfish. Those things are creepy. And, they’re taking over the world. Or, the oceans at least. This makes me glad that I don’t live by the ocean. Colorado has an excellent jellyfish buffer around it, so I don’t have to worry about getting stung to death by somethi...
Her Fine Eyes
Her Fine Eyes rated it
0.0 The Thing About Jellyfish
***Note: this review assumes that you've read the book.*** One-sentence summary. This somewhat predictable middle-grade novel is a good effort, and dutifully hits all the correct notes, but in the end takes itself too seriously. Quick synopsis. Suzy is a bright girl who has experienced trauma: t...
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4.0 The Thing About Jellyfish
The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin is a middle grade book that takes on the very challenging topic of the untimely death of a child. As such, parents will have to decide at what age the content is appropriate for their child. It is a book about grief and the isolation that grief can bring on ...
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