Crush. Candy. Corpse.

February 17, 2012|
Crush. Candy. Corpse. by Sylvia McNicoll
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Paradise Manor is depressing -- the smells are bad and the residents are old. Sunny would much rather be doing her volunteer hours at Salon Teo, but her teacher won''t let her. Who says volunteering at a hair salon doesn''t benefit the community?

But working with the Alzheimer''s patients has a surprising effect on Sunny. Along with Cole, the grandson of one of the residents, she begins to see that the residents don''t have much more choice about their lives than she does: what they eat, how they are treated by staff, even what they watch on television. So Sunny does what she can to make the residents happy -- even if she has to sometimes break the rules to do it.

When tragedy strikes at Paradise, Sunny''s left to make the decision about whether or not to honour a promise that Cole made to his grandmother about her life...and her death.

SYLVIA McNICOLL has written twenty-three books for children. Her novels have won the Silver Birch and the Manitoba Young Reader''s Choice Award. In 2011 she won a City of Hamilton Book Award for YA fiction. She is currently the features editor for Today''s Parent Toronto. She lives in Burlington, Ontario.Sylvia McNicoll has written twe...
Title:Crush. Candy. Corpse.
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:February 17, 2012
Publisher:James Lorimer & Company Ltd., Publishers
Appropriate for ages:12
ISBN - 13:9781459400634

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