Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
Mockingbird: Book summary and reviews of Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
In Caitlins world, everything is black or white. Things are good or bad. Anything in between is confusing. Thats the stuff Caitlins older brother, Devon, has always explained. But now Devons dead and Dad is no help at all. Caitlin wants to get over it, but as an eleven-year-old girl with Aspergers, she doesnt know how. When she reads the definition of closure, she realizes that is what she needs. In her search for it, Caitlin discovers that not everything is black and whitethe world is full of colorsmessy and beautiful.
"Starred Review. Erskine draws directly and indirectly on To Kill a Mockingbird and riffs on its central theme. Ages 8-12." - Kirkus Reviews
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Kathryn Erskine Author Biography
Kathryn Erskine spent many years as a lawyer before realizing that shed rather write things that people might actually enjoy reading. She grew up mostly overseas and attended eight different schools, her favorite being the Hogwarts-type castle in Scotland. The faculty, of course, did not consist of wizards
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