For sixteen years, Daisy has been good. A good daughter, helping out with her autistic younger brother uncomplainingly. A good friend, even when her best friend makes her feel like a third wheel. When her parents announce theyare sending her brother to an institutionawithout consulting heraDaisyas furious, and decides the best way to be a good sister is to start being bad. She quits jazz band and orchestra, slacks in school, and falls for bad-boy Dave. But one person wonat let Daisy forget who she used to be: Irish exchange student and brilliant musician Cal. Does she want the bad boy or the prodigy? Should she side with her parents or protect her brother? How do you know when to hold on and whenaand howato let go? aThe Sound of Letting Go is deeply moving, fiercely honest, and always surprising. Stasia Ward Kehoeas characters are so real and complex, you wonat want to let them go at the end. I loved this book!aaBarbara Dee, author of Solving Zoe, This is Me From Now On, Just Another Day in My Insanely Real Life, and Trauma Queen aAchingly beautiful, The Sound of Letting Go takes readers down a dangerous path while touching the heart and encouraging hope.aaElana Johnson, author of Possession, Surrender, and Abandon aTold in verse that is at once delicate and strong, lyrical and honest, Stasia Kehoeas The Sound of Letting Go is a moving contemporary story of the intense push and pull between the responsibility of family and the freedom of dreams.aaJessi Kirby, author of Moonglass, In Honor, and Golden aWith captivating verse and a lyrical love story to match, The Sound of Letting Go will keep you hanging on, breathless and enchanted, until the very last page.aaGretchen McNeil, author of Possess, Ten and the forthcoming 3:59 and the aDonat Get Mada series aSoulful and stunning, this book has captured my heart. Itas one of those tragic melodies you never want to end, a tribute to the damning and redemptive power of music.aaJessica Martinez, author of Virtuosity and The Space Between Us aThe Sound of Letting Go draws you honestly into the turbulent ambivalence of life with a severely challenged sibling, while never short-shrifting Daisy's individual coming-of-age journey. The music of Stasia Kehoe's beautifully flawed characters will resonate in your mind long after you finish reading her book.aaElise Allen, author of Populazzi, co-author of the Elixir series with Hilary DuffI loved this book!aaBarbara Dee, author of Solving Zoe, This is Me From Now On, Just Another Day in My Insanely Real Life, and Trauma Queen aAchingly beautiful, The Sound of Letting Go takes readers down a dangerous path while ...
|Title||:||The Sound of Letting Go|
|Author||:||Stasia Ward Kehoe|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2014-02-06|