I Miss You, I Miss You! by Peter Pohl

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Thirteen-year-old Tina Dubois and her identical twin sister, Cilla, are extremely close and yet different personalities, and when Cilla is suddenly killed, Tina and her family struggle to come to terms with the loss.
 

About Peter Pohl

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Rolf Jacobsen (1907 1994) published twelve books of poetry and six collections; his work has been translated into more than twenty languages. He was a member of the Norwegian Academy of Language and Literature and was awarded the Norwegian Critics' Prize (1960), the Aschehoug Prize (1986), the Dobloug Prize (1968), and the Grand Nordic Prize (1989). Roger Greenwald is the author of one book of poems, "Connecting Flight," and the translator of several works from Scandinavian languages, including "The Silence Afterwards: Selected Poems of Rolf Jacobsen"; "Through Naked Branches: Selected Poems of Tarjei Vesaas"; and "A Story about Mr. Silberstein," by Erland Josephson. He is the recipient of the CBC Radio/"Saturday Night" Literary Award for poetry, as well as of numerous translation prizes
 
Published March 23, 1999 by R & S Books. 256 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Able to describe her experiences only by switching back and forth between third person and first, Tina observes the different ways those around her grieve, and finds temporary solace in many places: reading and writing poetry, performing on stage, playing her violin, trying a brief but intense fl...

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The events related early in the novel do take on significance, but much later on, when a wiser, more pensive Tina dissects memories of the past year to extract meaning from her sister's life and early end.

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