The Last Leaves Falling

By BENWELL, Sarah

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ISBN
9781481430654
Publisher
S. & S.


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on March 1, 2015  |  Grades 9 and Up

Gr 8 Up—Abe Sora loves baseball, wants to be a professor, spends much of his time reading history and literature—and is dying of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). No longer able to attend school, as he is now wheelchair bound—and the school is not equipped to handle his physical needs—Abe spends his days either alone or with his mother and doctors. He joins a chatroom anonymously, never telling anyone of his illness. When his mother, worried about her ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Sora, seventeen, has ALS--"an old man's disease"--and knows he's going to die in a few years. First, however, he'll become a "veget...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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