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Bohlmeijer, Arno
New York : Houghton Mifflin, 1996
IL 5-8 RL 4.2
ISBN 0698116100

This is a heartwrenching story of a family recovering from an automobile accident in the hospital. It is told by a nine year old girl who is in traction because of her arm. She has a younger sister who received brain damage, a father with broken legs and ribs and breathing problems and a mother who eventually dies in a coma. The story appears to be a re-telling of actual experiences by the father. (Frederick Muller, Halsted Middle School Library, Newton, New Jersey)

SUBJECTS:     Traffic accidents -- Fiction
                        Death -- Fiction
                        Parent and child -- Fiction
                        Hospitals -- Fiction


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