Mick Harte Was Here
Barbara Park


Reading Level: 9 - 12 years

One of today's best-loved writers for middle graders addresses a serious subject and presents a sensitive and unforgettable novel about how one girl copes with the death of her brother in a bike accident. Park approaches a difficult issue in an accessible story filled with sadness, humor and hope. This gripping story is written in the authentic voice of thirteen year old Phoebe. Phoebe's life is turned upside down after her brother, Mick, is killed in a biking accident. Her story is a vivid portrayal of experiences young people and their families often have when faced with the horrendous challange a sudden loss brings.


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