Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Schreck, Karen Halvorsen.
New York : Hyperion Books, 2006
ISBN 1423101057
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Its never easy to lose someone you love.  And Livy Moore is trying to understand just what is happening.  As she watches her mother's battle with cancer, Livy tries to deal with her feelings and her questions about life.  The fact that her father has forbidden Livy to talk with anyone about what is going on makes it even harder for Livy to sort out her feelings.  So she begins her dream journal.  Writing down her dreams and trying to interpret them have a powerful effect on Livy.  To escape from the overwhelming sadness of her home life, Livy begins to hang out with new friends and experiences parties, alcohol and tragedy.
SUBJECTS:     Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
                        Diaries -- Fiction.
                        Best friends -- Fiction.
                        Friendship -- Fiction.
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