Each Little Bird that Sings

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Gulliver Books/Harcourt, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 247 pages
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Ten-year-old Comfort Snowberger has attended 247 funerals. But that's not surprising, considering that her family runs the town funeral home. And even though Great-uncle Edisto keeled over with a heart attack and Great-great-aunt Florentine dropped dead--just like that--six months later, Comfort knows how to deal with loss, or so she thinks. She's more concerned with avoiding her crazy cousin Peach and trying to figure out why her best friend, Declaration, suddenly won't talk to her. Life is full of surprises. And the biggest one of all is learning what it takes to handle them.

Deborah Wiles has created a unique, funny, and utterly real cast of characters in this heartfelt, and quintessentially Southern coming-of-age novel. Comfort will charm young readers with her wit, her warmth, and her struggles as she learns about life, loss, and ultimately, triumph.

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Things I love: Quirky, interesting characters Books that are set in the south Writers who aren't afraid to deal with real-life sadnesses in a very real way Books that make me laugh Books that make me ... Read full review

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Things I love: Quirky, interesting characters Books that are set in the south Writers who aren't afraid to deal with real-life sadnesses in a very real way Books that make me laugh Books that make me ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

DEBORAH WILES is the award-winning author of one other novel, Love, Ruby Lavender, an ALA Notable Children's Book, a Children's Book Sense 76 Pick, and a New York Public Library Book for Reading and Sharing. Ms. Wiles is the recipient of the 2004 PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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