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Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever (Melissa & Jory #2)

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Jory Delaney has always had lots of money. But there's one thing she knows she cannot buy--and that's her best friend Melissa's life. Although Melissa's leukemia is in remission, it's hard for both girls to hold on to the possibility of a very bright future.

When Melissa's health begins to deteriorate, Jory watches her friend's courageous battle and is overwhelmed by a sens
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Paperback, 166 pages
Published July 7th 1989 by Laurel Leaf Library (first published July 1st 1989)
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Michelle
This book was about Jody's life after the diagnose of Melissa's life. She was always there for her friend. She also faced challenges from her personal life to school life. Melissa became her motivation for school and life.
I think that this strongly shows the special love between best friends. One way to know if that person is your best friend is through working with each other and support each other at hard times. A connection I can make is that during this year I have most depression moment of
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Mary Bronson
I thought this was a pretty good book. I really enjoyed reading it. The book was heartwarming and heartbreaking at the same time. I loved the characters and plot of the story. It was a nice continuation from the first book and how it was from the POV of the best friend.
Deval Faldu
One of the best book I have read. I loved it so much that I lied to my librarian that I lost it & ended up paying the entire cost of the book which was not in a great condition... But I don't regret it. This book is a treasure...
Geeth
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Bethanyh2o
Jul 08, 2007 Bethanyh2o rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone
The book was very enjoyable to read !
It gives you more thoughts about how you treat your friends !
It was a very inspiring book.
I am glad i read this book !
Belén Torres
This book is very tender and sad. It taught me about loyal friendship and love, and that death is not the end of everything. I really loved it.
Kianna
Feb 13, 2008 Kianna rated it 4 of 5 stars
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This book really touched me. At first i didnt think would be that interesting ,but at the end i really learned alot from it.
Caroline
Aug 08, 2008 Caroline rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: fans of the author, people who liked the first book
Melissa needs a bone marrow transplant, but how can Jory help out? This book was pretty good, and not too predictable.
Linda
Fabulously written! It was the perfect ending to this mini series. I could not asked for a better ending.
Marina
i've never cried so much over a book If you've read the first this ones just as good.
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This was really good. I started crying!
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Lurlene McDaniel (born c. 1948) is an author who has written over 50 young adult books. She is well known for writing about characters struggling with chronic and terminal illnesses, such as cancer, diabetes, and organ failure.


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