Mama's Going To Buy You A Mockingbird

Paperback | August 2, 2005

byJean Little

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A Jean Little Classic

Jeremy is not having a good summer. His best friends have moved away, and he has to stay at the cottage with only his little sister and Aunt Margery. His parents have remained in the city so his father can have an operation.

When Jeremy finally sees him again, he finds out that his father has cancer and isn't going to get better. Suddenly, everything is different. Then Jeremy finds an unlikely friend in Tess, who knows what it's like to lose someone. As his friendship with her grows, through good times and bad, Jeremy discovers that his father has left him something that will live forever...

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A Jean Little Classic Jeremy is not having a good summer. His best friends have moved away, and he has to stay at the cottage with only his little sister and Aunt Margery. His parents have remained in the city so his father can have an operation. When Jeremy finally sees him again, he finds out that his father has cancer and isn't goi...

Beloved and award-winning author Jean Little has garnered numerous accolades for her work. Born in Taiwan to Canadian doctors who were serving as missionaries, she was legally blind from birth. Little obtained a B.A. in English Language & Literature from the University of Toronto. She went on to write 44 more works, including novels, p...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:August 2, 2005Publisher:PRH Canada Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143312375

ISBN - 13:9780143312376

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Book Ever This book is probably one of the best books that I have ever read. It had a very interesting plot, well described charecters and lots of other great things! I would recomend this book to anybody who likes books about real-life conflicts. Anyways, you should read this book now! Ok? Good. Byebye!
Date published: 2006-04-24

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"There is tragedy in Mama's Going to Buy You a Mockingbird, but it is far outweighed by the sense of hope. Not sappy or sentimental hope—honest hope that rings true to anyone who has experienced loss." - Kelley Armstrong

"If you haven't discovered Jean Little, you are missing out." - Calgary Herald