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Defiance


Author: Hobbs  Valerie
Publisher: FSG
Subject/Category: 5-8
Year Reviewed:: 2006
ISBN: 0374308470
Review: Eleven-year-old Toby's cancer has recurred. He defiantly determines not to share the information with his parents. He can't bear the prospect of hospitalization and the painful treatments. He befriends an elderly woman while vacationing in the country. Important lessons about living and dying are learned. Effective example of cross-generational friendship.

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