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Teaching Where Things Come Back

Where Things Come Back

<B>Winner of the 2012 Michael L. Printz and William C. Morris Awards, this poignant and hilarious story of loss and redemption &#8220;explores the process of grief, second chances, and even the meaning of life&#8221; (<i>Kirkus Reviews</i>).</B><BR><BR>In the remarkable, bizarre, and heart-wrenching summer before Cullen Witter&#8217;s senior year of high school, he is forced to examine everything he thinks he understands about his small and painfully dull Arkansas town. His cousin overdoses; his town becomes absurdly obsessed with the alleged reappearance of an extinct woodpecker; and most troubling of all, his sensitive, gifted fifteen-year-old brother, Gabriel, suddenly and inexp

John Corey Whaley
Simon & Schuster Inc.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,4
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