Sorry For Your Loss

Category: Book
By (author): Levy, Joanne
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Age 10-14 Canadian
  JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Orphans & Foster Homes
  JUVENILE FICTION / Religious / Jewish
  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Death & Dying
  JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship
Audience: children/juvenile
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Published: October 2021
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 7.50in x 5.00in x 0.30in
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From The Publisher*Evie Walman is not obsessed with death. She does think about it a lot, though, but only because her family runs a Jewish funeral home. At twelve, Evie already knows she's going to be a funeral director when she grows up. So what if the kids at school call her "corpse girl" and say she smells like death? They're just mean and don't get how important it is to have someone take care of things when your world is falling apart. Evie loves dusting caskets, polishing pews, and vacuuming the chapel-and on funeral days, she dresses up and hands out tissues and offers her condolences to mourners. She doesn't normally help her parents with the grieving families directly, until one day when they ask her to help with Oren, a boy who was in a horrific car accident that killed both his parents. Oren refuses to speak and Evie, who is nursing her own private grief, is determined to find a way to help him deal with his loss.
From The Publisher*In this novel for middle readers, twelve-year-old Evie befriends a boy who is grieving the loss of both his parents.