Eva Author:Peter Dickinson Daring! Mesmerizing! Riveting! Named Booklist's Best of the '80s. — Thirteen-year-old Eva wakes up in the hospital unable to remember anything since the picnic on the beach. Her mother leans over the bed and begins to explain. A traffic accident, a long coma... But there is something, Eva senses, she is not being told, some other price ... more »she must pay to be alive at all. What have they done, with their amazing medical techniques, to save her?
An American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults. An American Library Association Notable Book. A Horn Book Fiction Honor Book.« less
A young girl wakes up from a coma and finds her memories have been implanted into a brain and body of a chimpanzee!
The novel raises all kinds of questions about what makes us who we are and what is our relationship with nature and the environment. Eva is a terrific book for adolescents. A winner of An American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults.
Required reading in high school, one of my favorites during that period of time. About a girl who gets into an accident and has her brain put into a monkey's body... and she has to live her life that way... makes you really think!