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Author: Paul Fleischman
When sixteen-year-old Brent Bishop inadvertently causes the death of a young woman, he is sent on an unusual journey of repentance, building wind toys across the land. — In his most ambitious novel to date, Newbery winner Paul Fleischman traces Brent's healing pilgrimage from Washington State to California, Florida, and Maine, and describes the m...  more
ISBN-13: 9780440228356
ISBN-10: 0440228352
Pages: 144
Reading Level: Young Adult
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Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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One of my favorite books growing up. Conveys that no matter how bleak things may end up, that life has a particular meaning and purpose for all of us.
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Thought provoking. Gets teens think outside of themselves.
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A story about a young man who must travel to the four fourners of the United States to set up whirligigs in commemoration of a young girl he killed in as an attmept to kill himself in a car accident. An easy read that is geared towards teenagers as a way to consider their actions.