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How to tend a grave a novel by Jocelyn Shipley

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Published by Great Plains Teen Fiction in Winnipeg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Families,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Romance fiction

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When Liam"s mom is killed, he thinks life can"t get any worse. He"s wrong. He is forced to live with a grandfather he"s never known, in a small town where kids called Youth and Crime lead the local gang. Their favourite hangout is the cemetery where Liam"s mom is buried. But the cemetery is also where Liam meets Harmony, an unusual girl who records the names of all the babies buried there long ago. Besides their grief, both Liam and Harmony have secrets.

Edition Notes

Issued also in electronic formats.

StatementJocelyn Shipley
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S51455 H69 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26449310M
ISBN 101926531191
ISBN 109781926531199
OCLC/WorldCa758061780

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How to Tend a Grave - Kindle edition by Jocelyn Shipley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading How to Tend a Grave.5/5(1). A chilling psychological suspense novel, The Grave Tender explores the dark boundaries people cross to save loved ones, and the limits of family bonds tested by the deepest of betrayals. Endless questions from a shadow-filled East Texas childhood haunt Hadley Dixon. People said her mother, Winnie, was never quite right, but with one single, irreparable act, life as Hadley knew it was shattered/5(). Get this from a library! How to tend a grave: a novel. [Jocelyn Shipley] -- When Liam's mom is killed, he thinks life can't get any worse. He's wrong. He is forced to live with a grandfather he's never known, in a small town where kids called Youth and Crime lead the local. The Grave No One Tended. The day was lovely as I strolled along peering at stones on the way, And that’s when I saw it, that pitiful cross that looked splintered and faded away. With flowers in hand to tend Father’s grave, I knew I must hurry along. But I couldn’t help .

More than a coming-of-age story, HOW TO TEND A GRAVE is a book about growing up amid the tough stuff that real life can throw at you. Liam and Harmony are beautifully drawn, flawed and complex characters who both definitely won my heart in a big way.5/5. How to Tend a Grave is published by Yellow Dog, Great Plains Teen Fiction. Winner of the Gold Medal Moonbeam Award for YA Fiction – Mature Issues category.. Listed in The Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s Best Books for Kids & Teens, Fall On Resource Link’s Best of YA list. Honourable Mention on the OLA Best Bets in YA list. Tendagrave is a free service for people who cannot for whatever reason tend a family or friend's grave. It will put you in touch with other people in a similar situation. You then offer to tend a grave in your local area and, in return, your loved one's grave will also be lovingly looked after.   To The Grave follows two different timelines, each telling their own tale, but helping to fill in the blanks for the other. Sometimes this style I had recently enjoyed reading the first book in the Jeffrson Tayte series (In The Blood), and I was quite eager to see if that standard could be upheld/5.

  Q: Could you tell us a little bit about your new novel, How To Tend A Grave? Hi Debbie, and thanks so much for interviewing me on your blog. I'm thrilled to tell you about my new book. How to Tend a Grave is contemporary fiction for readers 14 & up. It . A Grave Calling is a new to me author, and even better is from BC, Canada (where I live). Wendy Roberts is now on my list of author's to read. I really enjoyed the paranormal elements in /5. How To Tend A Grave. I’m currently reading Jocelyn’s book. Seriously enjoying this read. Here’s the backcover blurb. When Liam’s mom dies, he thinks life can’t get any worse. He’s wrong. Forced to live with a grandfather he’s never known, in a small town where Youth and Crime are king and queen of a hick-town gang, Liam only wants. The book is similar to Krastev's "After Europe" in its content, but much more gloomy, and greater in detail. The book begins by casting doubt on the last few decades of globalist optimism. As the title indicates, the optimists considered history to be over, and a slow ascent /5.