Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever

Goodbye Doesn't Mean Forever

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Jory Delaney has always had lots of money. But there's one thing she knows she cannot buy--and that's her best friend Melissa's life. Although Melissa's leukemia is in remission, it's hard for both girls to hold on to the possibility of a very bright future. When Melissa's health begins to deteriorate, Jory watches her friend's courageous battle and is overwhelmed by a sense of loss. Distanced from her parents, Jory grows closer to Melissa's mother and older brother, Michael, as they give each other untold strength in the face of tragedy. As she grapples with the unfairness of Melissa's imminenet death, can Jory find a way to turn her anger into the hope and inspiration that Melissa wanted to leave behind?
Audience: 4; ages 10 and up
Publisher: New York, NY : Laurel-Leaf Books, 2004, c1989
Edition: 1st Dell Laurel-Leaf ed
ISBN: 9780307776235
0307776239
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (166 p.)
Alternative Title: Goodbye does not mean forever

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phoebe6 Feb 11, 2013

this book is the best book i ever read!!! it was so touching and it made me cry towawrds the ending. mcdaniel made it seem like that i was in the book with the main character and that i was her, and her feelings were my feelings. the words that mcdaniel choose really brought her book into reality, and i think this is a book that most people can relate to. so read this book and you will not regret it!!!

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phoebe6 Feb 11, 2013

phoebe6 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 19

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phoebe6 Feb 11, 2013

jory delaney has everything that anyone wants, but there is one thing that she wants that money cannot by... to save her best friend melissa's life. when melissa goes out of remission and is back in the hospital with treatment jory watches melissa fight cancer-leukemia with courage and confidence. when melissa dies, jory grows closer to melissa's brother micheal and mother. jory likes micheal, melissa's brother but the one thing she does ot know is that the boy who suits her best is by her side twent four seven. can melissa let go of the past and say "GOODBYE DOESN'T MEAN FOREVER"

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phoebe6 Feb 11, 2013

Sexual Content: things related to a high school relationship: kissing, touching,etc..

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