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Old November 29th, 2010, 6:45 pm
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Re: The Giver and other books by Lois Lowry

Has anyone read The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry? It sounds interesting and a bit dark, plus a bit of commentary on family/society. Was wondering if it was as good as it sounds.

Originally Posted by SpiritThalia View Post
A Summer to Die is another book by Lois Lowry that I've read and liked. It's a story about a girl named Meg whose sister Molly is very different from her. However, her sister eventually gets sick with leukemia, and Meg's world will never be the same... Highly recommended!
(And on a side note, another book with an ordinary kid dealing with a sibling with leukemia is Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick. It has a different, more modern and sarcastic feel than A Summer to Die, but is still very recommended.)
I haven't read that one, but it sounds to me like you would enjoy My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult.

is totally awesome!
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