Personal Effects

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Personal Effects
Written by E. M. Kokie
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763669369
ISBN-13: 9780763669362
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Personal Effects

author: E. M. Kokie

T.J. is gone, but Matt canít shake the feeling that if only he could get his hands on his brotherís stuff from Iraq, heíd be able to make sense of his death. As Matt searches for answers, he faces a shocking revelation about T.J.ís life. What he learns challenges him to stand up to his father, honor his brotherís memory, and take charge of his own life. With compassion, humor, and a compelling narrative voice, E. M. Kokie explores grief, social mores, and self-discovery in a provocative first novel.

"Through raw moments and strikingly mature characterizations, Kokie explores loss, personal relationships, and the burden of preconceptions." ó Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763669369 /  9780763669362
on sale date:
05/2014
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Paperback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
400 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
Historical; Social Issues; Gay & Lesbian; Alternative Family; Lgbt; War & Military;
author’s comments:
E. M. Kokie is an attorney, but has long had a strong interest in literature for teens. Personal Effects is her first novel. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.
 
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