Ways To Live Forever
From award-winning author Sally Nicholls, her debut novel about a boy's last months with leukemia.1. My name is Sam.2. I am eleven years old.3. I collect stories and fantastic facts.4. I have leukemia.5. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead.Living through the final stages of... show more
From award-winning author Sally Nicholls, her debut novel about a boy's last months with leukemia.1. My name is Sam.2. I am eleven years old.3. I collect stories and fantastic facts.4. I have leukemia.5. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead.Living through the final stages of leukemia, Sam collects stories, questions, lists, and pictures that create a profoundly moving portrait of how a boy lives when he knows his time is almost up.
Publish date: January 1st 2011
Publisher: Scholastic Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
Eine Träne und noch eine ... Ich konnte sie dann doch nicht mehr zurückhalten, muss man auch nicht. Sam ist 11 Jahre und Leukämie krank. Er wird zusammen mit seinem Freund Felix, der ebenfalls krank ist, zuhause unterrichtet. Eines Tages bekommen sie die Aufgabe, etwas über sich zu schreiben und so ...
Very heartwarming. I enjoyed the journal style of the book. This would be an excellent book for a child who is going through an illness, or any young child witnessing such an event.
This was my last book of 2010. Not really a bad way to end the year, kind of putting me in mind of death and the continuance of life and all that. I liked Sam's story, although at times it was a little too perfect. It's absolutely predictable. However, Sally Nicholl's writing saved it from being too...
Sam has actue lymphoblastic leukemia, for the third time. He's not going to survive it, so he does what anyone who wants to be remembered would do: writes a book. His book is a memoir, full of lists, like the list of things to do before he dies that his friend Felix, who's also pretty ill, suggest...
I dunno. Everyone said they LOOOOVED this book---but it felt like just another cancer book to me. I mean, it's not too hokey, which is good. But I wasn't wowed by it.
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