In A Heartbeat

February 1, 2010|
In A Heartbeat by Loretta Ellsworth
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For fans of Gabrielle Zevin and Lurlene McDaniel, In a Heartbeat explores the ties of family and the weight of regret when a mistake costs Eagan her life during a figure-skating competition. Left in the afterlife, reflecting on what she could have done differently, Eagan''s still-beating heart is given to Amelia who has been waiting patiently for a transplant. When their thought, feelings, and dreams begin to mysteriously overlap, Amelia knows she must search for Eagan''s family and find a way to give them all the closure they need move on.

Praise for In a Heartbeat:

"[A] dramatic story of loss and second chances. . . a highly satisfying read." -Booklist

"Readers will likely come away teary-eyed and inspired." -Publishers Weekly

Loretta Ellsworth is the author of two novels for young readers, both published by Henry Holt. THE SHROUDING WOMAN was named to the 2003 Amelia Bloomer Project List, was a CCBC Choice, and a 2005 Rebecca Caudill Nominee. IN SEARCH OF MOCKINGBIRD was nominated for Best Books for Young Adults, Teen''s Top Ten, was a Midwest Bookseller''s...
Title:In A Heartbeat
Product dimensions:224 pages, 8.58 X 5.78 X 1.01 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.58 X 5.78 X 1.01 in
Published:February 1, 2010
Publisher:Walker & Company
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780802720689

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