Snowdrops For Cousin Ruth by Susan Katz

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Nine-year-old Johanna and eighty-two year-old Cousin Ruth try to help their family heal after the accidental death of Johanna's younger brother.

About Susan Katz

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Katz is an award-winning poet.
Published May 1, 1998 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 192 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Fiction

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Josie knows how much there is to remember even of a small child: how Johnny never combed his hair, how much he loved flowers, how he and Susie learned to dance the waltz.

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With extraordinary sensitivity and poetic language (""My gigantic wish, the wish that shimmered like a soap bubble, was no different than the real bubbles I used to blow""), Katz deftly weaves a story of love and rejuvenation around a stone-faced, silent child, her frustrated sister and a zestful...

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