Something Very Sorry

by Arno Bohlmeijer

Returning from a pre-Christmas visit with relatives, nine-year-old Rosemyn, her parents... read more

Returning from a pre-Christmas visit with relatives, nine-year-old Rosemyn, her parents and six-year-old sister Phoebe are in a terrible car accident. This moving novel chronicles the weeks she spends in the hospital recuperating, along with her badly injured father and sister. It also deals honestly with the family's gradual acceptance of their mother's death. Honor Book, 1996 CCBC Batchelder Award Discussion (Ages 9-13)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1996

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