A Sudden Silence by Eve Bunting

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Jesse Harmon is tortured by guilt because he survived the hit-and-run accident that killed his brother, Bry. His guilt is compounded when he finds he is attracted to Bry's girlfriend, Chloe. Together Jesse and Chloe try to track down the drunk driver who killed Bry--but discovering the driver's identity leads to other disturbing truths. 

About Eve Bunting

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EVE BUNTING has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz. She lives in Southern California.
Published April 1, 2007 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 147 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Self Help. Fiction

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A moving piece of Americana from a veteran team (Fly Away Home, 1992, etc.), introducing the orphan trains of the 19th and early 20th century to a picture-book audience.

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When Bry is killed by a hit-and-run driver, his brother Jesse faces seemingly endless pain. He grieves for his brother and struggles with overwhelming guilt and unanswerable questions, because he had

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