The Time Capsule

Kobo ebook | December 18, 2007

byLurlene McDaniel

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In first grade, twins Alexis and Adam wrote down what they wanted to be when they grew up and put it in their teacher’s time capsule. Now entering their senior year in high school, they are surprised to find out what they wrote: Alexis wanted to “help people” and Adam wanted to be a fireman. But that was before Adam got sick and their family fell apart. Adam’s leukemia is now in remission but, sadly, so is the twins’ family. Their mother and father are always working—not only don’t they have time for Alexis and Adam, they don’t have time for each other. Alexis can’t even convince them to take a weekend off for one last family vacation to Disney World.

No one is prepared when Adam gets sick again, but this time Alexis is not alone. Adam’s illness reunites the family. And Alexis discovers that the time capsule predictions weren’t so far off the mark.


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In first grade, twins Alexis and Adam wrote down what they wanted to be when they grew up and put it in their teacher’s time capsule. Now entering their senior year in high school, they are surprised to find out what they wrote: Alexis wanted to “help people” and Adam wanted to be a fireman. But that was before Adam got sick and their ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 18, 2007Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0307434028

ISBN - 13:9780307434029

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Very Touching Story This story will touch everyone that reads it. Lurlene does her research and uses that to her advantage while writing her books. The sad tale of twins who are there fore eachother through the good and bad. I would recommend you read this book.
Date published: 2010-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WOW!!! This was an amazing book! I didn't believe what I was reading. I love the author and I love all her books. If you ever have the chance to reaaad this book you should!
Date published: 2007-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the books To anyone who may be looking at any Lurlene McDaniel books, In my life time I have read a lot of good books, but all of Lurlene MaDaniel books are truly amazing. They touch people's lives about all different topics, they also give you confidence to keep on going in life after things happend to you, because no matter what, one of these stories will happen to you in your lifetime. TRUST ME: ALL OF HER BOOKS TOUCH MOST PEOPLE DOWN INSIDE AND I WILL GUARANTEE YOU THAT AT LEAST ONE OF HER BOOKS WILL MAKE YOU CRY I know it happens to me every time I read any of her books, they are truly touching. TRUST ME READ THESE BOOKS THE WILL BE ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS YOU WILL EVER READ!!
Date published: 2007-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from KD I really enjoyed reading this book. It's a bit depressing for my liking, but meh.
Date published: 2005-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Terrific Tearjerker This is another amazing book by lurlene mcdaniel. It enchantes you with the broke bonds of a family and brings out emotions that you didn't know could be felt through a book. It tells how you must appreate the little things in life to really live. Causes you to create a tighter bond between your family and friends and become more honest with loved ones.
Date published: 2005-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It rOcKeD!!! I totally LOVED this book! Lurlene McDaniel is the best author ever! I love her books. THis was the first book of hers i read. It's sad but good.
Date published: 2005-01-04