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What Is Goodbye? Nikki Grimes

What Is Goodbye?

Nikki Grimes

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ISBN : 9780786826230
Hardcover
1 page
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 About the Book 

Jerilyn and Jesse have lost their beloved older brother. But each of them deals with Jarons death differently. Jerilyn tries to keep it in and hold it together- Jesse acts out. But after a year of anger, pain, and guilt, they come to understand thatMoreJerilyn and Jesse have lost their beloved older brother. But each of them deals with Jarons death differently. Jerilyn tries to keep it in and hold it together- Jesse acts out. But after a year of anger, pain, and guilt, they come to understand that its time to move on. Its time for a new family picture-with one piece missing, yet whole again. Through the alternating voices of a brother and sister, Nikki Grimes eloquently portrays the grieving process in this gem of a book that is honest, powerful, and ultimately hopeful. Nikki Grimes is the distinguished author of more than two-dozen childrens books. She received the 2003 Coretta Scott King Award for her novel Bronx Masquerade and a 2003 Coretta Scott King Honor citation for Talkin About Bessie. Many of her books have been cited as Notable Books by the American Library Association, including Come Sunday, a picture book in verse- Something on My Mind- and Meet Danitra Brown, which also won a Coretta Scott King Honor. She lives in southern California.