I have read this book probably seven or eight times and I have loved it again and again. I cry about everything, so I am super proud of myself. Morgan and Jimmy were kids together, whirling around the porch on hot summer days. They do everything together—they even argue well. Say Goodnight, Gracie was a very good book, and I will definitely read it again sometime. It occurred to me some time ago that the original copy I had from my childhood, was missing. Plot Summary Say Goodnight, Gracie is all about a girl named Morgan dealing with the death of her best friend, Jimmy.
D3524Say 1988 Dewey Decimal 813. People who are sisters to us, or brothers. Without Jimmy around, though, it's like the best part of her has died. It was one of the more mature young adult books I had ever read back then and I remember it having this profound effect on me. After a terrible accident, Morgan suddenly has to face life alone.
I end up crying my eyes out every time I re-read this book, and it's probably never at the same part twice. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. Julie Reece Deaver's classic novel of loss and gradual acceptance has touched the hearts of ordinary readers for more than twenty years. All document files are the property of their respective owners, please respect the publisher and the author for their copyrighted creations. They've been friends forever, and by now they know each other inside out.
. She goes to see her psychiatrist aunt, who gives her sleeping pills. If I had known ahead of time what was going to happen to him, I would have gone crazy. I don't even know why but I kept thinking about this book all of a sudden so I decided to re-read it. It's hard not to give anything away but the beauty of this book is in its simplicity and the way it just pulls you in like you're feeling everything with these characters. Recommendation I would recommend Say Goodnight, Gracie to older kids.
Morgan and Jimmy have grown up together, and are close, loving friends. It's hard not to give anything away but the beauty of this book is in its simplicity and the way it just pulls you in like you're feeling everything with these characters. And why is love so hard? My Aunt Lo, who's a hospital psychiatrist, says grief travels a certain route-that if you could plot it out on a map you'd have a line that twists and weaves and eventually ends up near the point of departure. It is a story about a friendship that was supposed to last a lifetime until a car crash takes Jimmy away. It is a heart-wrenching story of best friendships and tragic loss and how both things truly change a person. With the support of Morgan's family she manages to keep moving forward, but how much more can she take before she falls apart? My favorite book of all time! They've been friends forever, and by now they know each other inside out. I felt so connected to the character and kept reflecting my best guy friend in hers.
Oh and make sure you Classic. Then at the end of the book, Morgan finally accepts it. It's been years since I read this book, and it's still one of my favorites. This quote shows how close Jimmy was and how hard it is to keep moving forward. This story which is told from the perspective of Morgan has many twists and turns and you won't want to put the book down. The genre of the story would be realistic fiction because everything that happened in the story would be possible to happen in real life.
Right after Jimmy's death, she really did not know what to feel. Morgan and Jimmy were kids together, whirling around the porch on hot summer days. We all have that one person that we can't imagine life without, but we have to remember to keep our heads held high and be brave just like Morgan did. Yet, I have read this book over and over, hoping that the outcome will change! I A quick, easy read, but one of my all- time favorites. Though I haven't read this book in ages, I remember feeling attached to this book for years. It talks about a terrible accident brought a girl's life best friend away, and she suddenly has to face her life all alone. A quick, easy read, but one of my all- time favorites.
I guess I did go a little crazy. The road to recovery is hard for Morgan. They've been friends forever, and by now they know each other inside out. They do everything together--from cutting high school to go into the city to coaching each other at dance auditions and acting workshops. Morgan and Jimmy are best friends, and do absolutely everything together.