The Scar
by Charlotte Moundlic and Olivier Tallec


Overview - A little boy responds to his mother's death in a genuine, deeply moving story leavened by glimmers of humor and captivating illustrations.

When the boy in this story wakes to find that his mother has died, he is overwhelmed with sadness, anger, and fear that he will forget her.  Read more...


 
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Overview
A little boy responds to his mother's death in a genuine, deeply moving story leavened by glimmers of humor and captivating illustrations.

When the boy in this story wakes to find that his mother has died, he is overwhelmed with sadness, anger, and fear that he will forget her. He shuts all the windows to keep in his mother's familiar smell and scratches open the cut on his knee to remember her comforting voice. He doesn't know how to speak to his dad anymore, and when Grandma visits and throws open the windows, it's more than the boy can take--until his grandmother shows him another way to feel that his mom's love is near. With tenderness, touches of humor, and unflinching emotional truth, Charlotte Moundlic captures the loneliness of grief through the eyes of a child, rendered with sympathy and charm in Olivier Tallec's expressive illustrations.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780763653415
  • ISBN-10: 0763653411
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: November 2011
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 5-9
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 7.6 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Family - Parents
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Death & Dying

 
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