As if it doesn't suck enough to have cancer, practically every time you pick up books or see movies where characters get sick, you know they'll be dead by the last scene. In reality, kids get all kinds of cancers, go through unspeakable torture and painful treatments, but walk away fine in the end. From the acclaimed author of The Girls and Poison Ivy, Side Effects is about the pain, fear, and unlikely comedy of 15-year-old Izzy's journey, told in her own powerful and authentic voice. It is Izzy's story--screams and all.The parking-lot staircase smelled like grape Benadryl, even through my sweaty paper mask. There was a mural painted in the stairwell ... Instead of turning right to go to the giraffe elevators, this time we turned left. All the smells were suddenly anbsp;...
|Author||:||Amy Goldman Koss|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2010-01-25|