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Cold Hands, Warm Heart

by Jill Wolfson

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Cold Hands, Warm Heart by Jill Wolfson
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  • Published in USA  Mar 2009
    256 pages
    Genre: Novels

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Dani was born with her heart on the wrong side of her body. In her fifteen years of life, she’s had more doctor’s appointments, X-rays, and tests, and eaten more green hospital Jell-O than she cares to think about. Fourteen-year-old Amanda is a competitive gymnast, her body a small package of sleek muscles, in perfect health. The two girls don’t know each other, don’t go to the same school, don’t have any friends in common. But their lives are about to collide.  Acclaimed author Jill Wolfson tackles this fascinating story with her trademark honesty and wit.

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"Showing teens confronting unexpected emotions in both themselves and others, this novel is sure to please fans of realistic but gentle teen romance or medical stories." - Booklist.

"Starred Review. Detailed, accurate descriptions of medical procedures are leavened with humor and sincerity ... Ages 10+." - Kirkus Reviews.

"Nonetheless adolescent readers may be drawn to the drama surrounding organ transplants, the teen love affair, and the dynamics of Tyler and Amanda's sibling relationship." - School Library Journal

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Jill Wolfson

Jill Wolfson is the author of the novels What I Call Life and Home, and Other Big, Fat Lies. She lives in Santa Cruz, California.

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