Item description for The Bower Bird by Ann Kelley...
Overview Awaiting a heart and lung transplant, Gussie finds herself trying to cope with her parents' divorce while she keeps watch over the wildlife in her garden and searches for her ancestors.
Publishers Description Gussie is not dead yet and she's got something to say. This moving piece of young adult fiction continues the story of a 12-year-old girl fighting for her life while facing the typical trials and tribulations of adolescence. Heartwarming and heartrending, The Bower Bird will have teens and adults alike rooting for Gussie with every turn of the page.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.56" Width: 5.12" Height: 0.71" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2007
Publisher Luath Press Limited
ISBN 1906307326 ISBN13 9781906307325
Availability 0 units.
More About Ann Kelley
Ann Kelley is a photographer and prize-winning poet who once nearly played cricket for Cornwall. She has previously published a collection of poems and photographs, a book of photos of St. Ives families and an audio book of cat stories. She lives with her second husband and several cats on the edge of a cliff in Cornwall where they have survived a flood, a landslip, a lightning strike and the roof blowing off. She runs courses for aspiring poets at her home, writing courses for medics and medical students, and speaks about her poetry therapy work with patients at medical conferences.