The Sin Eater by Gary D. Schmidt

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Moving to his grandparents' centuries-old farm after the death of his mother, Cole finds his grief eased by his new life and friends but becomes concerned as his father's grief continues to deepen.

About Gary D. Schmidt

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Gary D. Schmidt is the bestselling author of Okay For Now, the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor book Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy, and the Newbery Honor book The Wednesday Wars. He is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Published October 1, 1996 by Dutton Juvenile. 192 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books, Self Help, Literature & Fiction, Erotica. Fiction

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In Schmidt's sensitively written first novel, Cole and his widower father journey to his maternal grandparents' home in Albion, N.H.

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This ""engrossing"" first novel about the death of a boy's parents ""shows...

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