Remembering Mrs. Rossi

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Candlewick Press, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 143 pages
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Mementos from her mother's students help a young girl to grieve in a middle-grade novel by award-winning author Amy Hest.

Eight-year-old Annie lives in a sunny apartment in Manhattan with her father, Professor Rossi. Life would be pretty good if only Annie didn't so achingly miss her mother. When Mrs. Rossi died suddenly, she left not only Annie but also a classfull of students — who pour out their hearts in a scrapbook Annie will treasure forever. With tenderness and humor, Amy Hest reveals the struggles of a father and daughter as they forge a new life together.

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There were things I liked about this book and things I did not like about this book. The thing I liked about this book is that the book is written entirely from the perspective of a little girl who ... Read full review


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Eight-year-old Annie is devastated by the sudden death of her mother. She and her father try to get through the days and weeks and months without her, groping their way through birthdays, vacations ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Amy Hest is a three-time winner of the Christopher Medal and winner of the BOSTON GLOBE-HORN BOOK Award. She lives in New York City.

Heather Maione has illustrated several books for children. She lives on Long Island, New York.

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