Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Ellen: A Short Life Long Remembered” as Want to Read:
Ellen: A Short Life Long Remembered
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Ellen: A Short Life Long Remembered

3.57  ·  Rating Details  ·  14 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
"As tender, touching and unforgettable as sunshine."

"The hauntingly beautiful true story of a dying young girl's extraordinary legacy of love..."

She was fifteen years old when her difficulty in walking up hills was diagnosed as bone cancer. Her monther and father were struggling with their own separation when the diagnosis was made. Her older sister had left home. The doct
Mass Market Paperback, 163 pages
Published November 1974 by Chronicle Books (first published June 1974)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Ellen, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Ellen

War and Peace by Leo TolstoyA Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba BrayNorth and South by Elizabeth GaskellThe Prince and the Pauper by Mark TwainMidnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Books with Antonym Titles
247th out of 254 books — 130 voters
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryLittle Women by Louisa May AlcottThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldA Little Princess by Frances Hodgson BurnettThe Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
Size Matters!
255th out of 291 books — 19 voters

More lists with this book...

Community Reviews

(showing 1-22 of 22)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Mar 24, 2014 Tracy rated it really liked it
Sad, but uplifting. That would be the summary for this book. It had been on my list to read since I started working in the library here. I just hadn't gotten around to it. Then we did a weeding of the books, getting rid of the ones that were outdated, unpopular, or just plain broken down - like this one. it is a little outdated too. Kids today can't really relate to the way things were back in the 60s to early 70s when this story happened. Ellen and her sister Jana both seemed to be high ...more
Jul 06, 2012 Theresa rated it it was amazing
Shelves: books-i-own
Another excellent book I read in high school.
Aaste Campbell
Aaste Campbell rated it did not like it
Jun 24, 2016
Steven Lang
Steven Lang rated it liked it
Nov 03, 2015
Paloma marked it as to-read
Aug 22, 2015
Kimb marked it as to-read
Mar 16, 2015
Rachel Payne
Rachel Payne marked it as to-read
Feb 23, 2015
Christalife Soulful
Christalife Soulful rated it it was amazing
Jul 21, 2014
Kelly rated it it was amazing
Jul 17, 2014
Adriana Al
Adriana Al rated it it was amazing
May 21, 2014
Kate Gueli
Kate Gueli rated it it was ok
Sep 22, 2013
Laura Perkett
Laura Perkett marked it as to-read
Sep 22, 2013
Kimberly Kiriakos
Kimberly Kiriakos rated it liked it
Jul 23, 2013
Dichotomy Girl
Dichotomy Girl marked it as to-read
Apr 14, 2016
Maricruz marked it as to-read
Sep 28, 2012
Dree added it
Oct 26, 2011
Rose rated it it was ok
Oct 20, 2011
Julie rated it it was ok
Sep 04, 2011
Rebecca rated it it was amazing
Jun 08, 2011
Julie rated it really liked it
Feb 10, 2011
Julie rated it really liked it
Nov 09, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book