The Secret Language of Sisters

The Secret Language of Sisters

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Mathilda (Tilly), fourteen, and Ruth Anne (Roo), sixteen, are sisters and best friends in Connecticut, but when Roo crashes her car while texting she is confined to a hospital bed with "locked-in syndrome," aware of her surroundings, but apparently comatose--and Tilly must find a way to communicate with her sister, while dealing with her own sense of guilt.
Published: New York :, Point,, 2016.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780545940337
0545940338
9780545839556
0545839556
Branch Call Number: YA RIC
Characteristics: 336 pages ;,22 cm

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AL_KELSEY Nov 21, 2016

The Secret Language of Sisters is a great realistic fiction novel that deals not only with tragedy and difficult situations, but also how the relationships surrounding ALL of the characters are transformed.

I definitely feel for all the characters in this story--and while it's a little sappy for my taste, I can definitely appreciate and respect the story and the author!

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SThompson6969 Feb 28, 2016

SThompson6969 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 35 and 35

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Aug 11, 2016

Locked-in syn┬Ědrome
noun
"a medical condition, usually resulting from a stroke that damages part of the brainstem, in which the body and most of the facial muscles are paralyzed but consciousness remains and the ability to perform certain eye movements is preserved."

Texting and driving can be dangerous and deadly. Roo was running late on her way to pick up her sister Tilly when it happened. One text and their world was changed forever.
Be there in five.

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