The Worst Thing She Ever Did

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Harper Collins, May 15, 2012 - Young Adult Fiction - 224 pages
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All Sophie wants is to forget what happened last summer. But that’s not easy when people keep asking if she’s okay, and her mother locks herself behind closed doors for hours at a time. And now her best friend, Abigail, cares more about parties and boys than about hanging out with Sophie.

Lost in memories of the life she had before that terrible day, Sophie retreats into herself. But it’s only so long before she must confront the tragedy of her past so she can face the future.


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User Review  - vietnambutterfly - LibraryThing

Sophie, a 16 year old girl, lives with her mother. She idolised her sister Emily who had been killed previously. We don't learn how Emily died until late in the novel and it is not until then that we ... Read full review

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User Review  - ydenomy - LibraryThing

My #bookaday selection, a Saskatchewan Snow Willow Award nominee, keeps Young Adult readers captivated as the tragic death of Sophie's sister, Emily, is slowly revealed to readers. Readers share in Sophie and her mother's struggles to cope with grief and loss. Read full review


The sticks on the trees Stand up harsh and bare
With rings on their fingers And knots in their hair
The silver of winter
Is smoky with rain
The witches of sunlight
Fly low again
In a puddle of grey
Last summer lies
Where nothing can swim
And and
The spring is weighted With what has been
And shes still with me Brightly unseen
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ALICE KUIPERS is the award-winning, bestselling author of four previous novels, Life on the Refrigerator Door, The Worst Thing She Ever Did, 40 Things I Want to Tell You and The Death of Us, and two picture books. Her work has been published in twenty-nine countries. She lives in Saskatoon.


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