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Mother, Come Home by Paul Hornschemeier
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Oct 10, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: ya-graphic-novels-picture-books, multicultural-disabilities
Read in October, 2010

Approximate Interest Level: High School (GLE 7.1)

Awards: ABE Nominee 2006

Format: Graphic Novel

Heartbreaking, tragic, and powerful story about a father’s decent into depression told through the recollections of a 7 year old boy. The initial sequence takes on significance at the end. Warning without a spoiler: It’s not for the fragile reader! One hour read. Semi autobiographical/biographical.

Disability: Depression

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