He Forgot to Say Goodbye
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

He Forgot to Say Goodbye


  • Author : Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-06-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416974949


He Forgot to Say Goodbye Book Description :

"I mean, it's not as if I want a father. I have a father. It's just that I don't know who he is or where he is. But I have one." Ramiro Lopez and Jake Upthegrove don't appear to have much in common. Ram lives in the Mexican-American working-class barrio of El Paso called "Dizzy Land." His brother is sinking into a world of drugs, wreaking havoc in their household. Jake is a rich West Side white boy who has developed a problem managing his anger. An only child, he is a misfit in his mother's shallow and materialistic world. But Ram and Jake do have one thing in common: They are lost boys who have never met their fathers. This sad fact has left both of them undeniably scarred and obsessed with the men who abandoned them. As Jake and Ram overcome their ...

I Understand    You Forgot to Say Goodbye

I Understand You Forgot to Say Goodbye


  • Author : Robert L. Pace
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-06-29
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1642583960


I Understand You Forgot to Say Goodbye Book Description :

Alzheimer's is devastating to the afflicted person, with no true cure in sight. However, your loved one will need all of the loving care and understanding you can deliver. Using the most of each day as a good point and shaping the now strange world to become just a little bit more manageable for your loved one is key. The challenges presented by the disease itself, the challenges from your hurt feelings, and the challenges of supporting family members as they deal with their feelings could be viewed as way too much to handle. But using some of the reflective items in I Understand . . . You Forgot to Say Goodbye will truly assist you on the journey with your loved one's situation or surely provide key points for a potential future situation you will b...

Every Time We Say Goodbye

Every Time We Say Goodbye


  • Author : Jamie Zeppa
  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Release Date : 2011-03-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307399496


Every Time We Say Goodbye Book Description :

1942: Her mother's death left Grace Turner detached from the world until she became pregnant. Now, she's fallen in love with her baby boy but is locked in combat with her sister-in-law over his care. Wanting an independent life for herself and her son, Grace leaves Sault Ste. Marie to find work, and a place of her own, in southern Ontario. But she worries: when she returns for her baby, will her brother and sister-in-law give him up? 1957: Teenaged Dean Turner breaks open a locked box and finds adoption papers with a birth certificate for Daniel Turner, son of Grace Turner and an unknown father. His parents deny that he is adopted, but four years later, Dean leaves home to find the mysterious Grace. 1961: Laura falls in love with Dean Turner soon aft...

I Forgot to Say I Love You

I Forgot to Say I Love You


  • Author : Miriam Moss
  • Publisher : Macmillan Children's Books
  • Release Date : 2019-02-27
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1509893709


I Forgot to Say I Love You Book Description :

A warm-hearted story about a little bear and the special relationship between parent and child, perfect for reading together.Mum and Billy are very, very late. Billy says it's Rabbit's fault - Rabbit won't eat her breakfast. And now they have to run all the way to nursery. But in all the rush of saying goodbye, Mum forgets to tell Billy something very important ... I Forgot to Say I Love You is a charming story from much-loved children's author, Miriam Moss, perfectly complemented by warm, classic-style illustrations from Anna Currey, illustrator of One Ted Falls Out of Bed and Rosie's Hat written by Julia Donaldson....

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Score: 4.5
From 2,376 Ratings

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe


  • Author : Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-02-21
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442408920


Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Book Description :

Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents and his family that he has never asked before....

Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood


  • Author : Benjamin Alire S‡enz
  • Publisher : Cinco Puntos Press
  • Release Date : 2011-05-10
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781933693996


Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood Book Description :

As a Chicano boy living in the unglamorous town of Hollywood, New Mexico, and a member of the graduating class of 1969, Sammy Santos faces the challenges of "gringo" racism, unpopular dress codes, the Vietnam War, barrio violence, and poverty....

Never Say Goodbye
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Never Say Goodbye


  • Author : Susan Lewis
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345549501


Never Say Goodbye Book Description :

For readers of Jodi Picoult, Heather Gudenkauf, and Elizabeth Flock comes a deeply moving novel of finding friendship and love in the most unexpected of places. Josie Clark, a loving wife and mother, struggles to make ends meet by cleaning homes and working at a diner while her husband drives a taxi. Josie’s joy is her two children, just entering adulthood. But with her son recently imprisoned for a crime she is certain he didn’t commit, and her daughter marrying too young, Josie now worries about the future—and wonders if she’ll ever be able to ensure their safety and happiness. Across town, in a gorgeous house by the sea, successful property developer Bel Monkton lives in comparative luxury. But she has struggles of her own. Since the death...

Last Night I Sang to the Monster
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

Last Night I Sang to the Monster


  • Author : Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • Publisher : Cinco Puntos Press
  • Release Date : 2009-09-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1933693797


Last Night I Sang to the Monster Book Description :

"Sáenz' poetic narrative will captivate readers from the first sentence to the last paragraph of this beautifully written novel. . . . It is also a celebration of life and a song of hope in celebration of family and friendship, one that will resonate loud and long with teens."—Kirkus Reviews "…There is never a question of either Sáenz’s own extraordinary capacity for caring and compassion or the authenticity of the experiences he records in this heartfelt account of healing and hope."—Booklist "Offering insight into [an adolescent's] addiction, dysfunction and mental illness, particularly in the wake of traumatic events, Sáenz's artful rendition of the healing process will not soon be forgotten."—Publishers Weekly "Sáenz weaves together...

The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye


  • Author : Raymond Chandler
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780394757681


The Long Goodbye Book Description :

An encounter with a drunk brings both adventure and trouble to a cynical middle-aged private detective...

Forgot to Say Goodbye  The Cherelle Clarke Story

Forgot to Say Goodbye The Cherelle Clarke Story


  • Author : Lisa Seymour
  • Publisher : First Edition Design Pub.
  • Release Date : 2014-02-24
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781622875382


Forgot to Say Goodbye The Cherelle Clarke Story Book Description :

Forgot To Say Goodbye is a heart-felt story of a mother’s despair after she loses her 14 year old daughter to suicide. Cherelle Clarke was a happy, talkative child. She was popular with the kids at school, she was in the chorus and she was in the school play. Things started to change, however, when her stepfather, with whom she was very close, hanged himself. This suicide, combined with a brutal beating by a local gang was the turning point for Cherelle. She became depressed, isolating herself from friends and family. She rarely smiled anymore, her grades dropped, and worse yet, she began cutting herself with broken glass. As is the case with many child suicides, even Cherelle’s mother, Lisa Seymour, didn’t see the warning signs until it was to...