Ways to Live Forever

Ways to Live Forever

eBook - 2013
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Eleven-year-old Sam McQueen, who has leukemia, writes a book during the last three months of his life, in which he tells about what he would like to accomplish, how he feels, and things that have happened to him.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2013]
ISBN: 9780545365796
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations


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Nov 24, 2015

Beautiful book. Simple style and delicate themes.

Aug 15, 2014

This was a really good book. It made me question the real values in life through the eyes of an 11-year-old. It was just amazing. And the film based on it was very close to the book. :)

Jul 04, 2014

excellent read...

Jun 14, 2014

At first I wasn't sure I was going to like this book - I was a bit sceptical. As I read on, though, I found it very touching and very sensitively rendered. Told from the POV of an eleven-year-old who is dying of leukemia, it won me over completely with its delicate introduction of secondary themes of hope and peace in the face of death.

joyrocks Oct 27, 2013

Sad but full of emotion

alexandria82 Aug 27, 2013

this book is really good and its really nice it will make u cry

red_rabbit_351 May 12, 2013

read the book cried a lot while reading and some of the crying was done in class thank god no one saw while searching for the book on google found out that they had made a movie though a bit different from the book i still cried i never cried when it comes to books This was the first :)

Nov 05, 2012

I don't remember how I came to own the book, but I loved it. I eventually read this book 3 or 4 times, until I moved and had to give it away. I would reccomend this book for everyone :)

Potterhead Jul 28, 2012

One of the best books I've ever read. It was so inspiring and made me wonder about things about life and death. One thing I love about this book was that once I picked it up, I couldn't put it down. There was not one dull moment in my opinion. The ending was simply amazing as well. My thanks to the author.

AFlora Dec 13, 2010

An interesting perspective from a boy dying of leukemia. Very moving, and important book for kids coming to terms with their own mortality.

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Nov 05, 2012

"My name is Sam. I am 11 years old. I love collecting facts and stories. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead."

Sam suffers from lukemia. Though he is being treated, he feels like he has no hope of living much longer, and so he decides to write a book containing anecdotes, un-answerd questions and a list of things he wishes to accomplish. Along with his friend Felix, Sam does his best to complete his goals (And Felix's) before its too late. This is a heartwrenching story of Cancer, friendship and life.

Jun 16, 2011

The story of a boy with leukemia. He knows he won't live for long. He's got a list of things to do before he dies. Some of them seem impossible. Will he manage to do them all?


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