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Ellen: A Short Life Long Remembered

3.83 of 5 stars 3.83  ·  rating details  ·  12 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)
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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 Then we did a weeding of the books, getting rid of the ones that were outdated, unpopular, or just plain broken down - like this one. it is a little outdated too.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
Another excellent book I read in high school.
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