Everything you need to understand or teach Mick Harte Was Here by Barbara Park.
The novel Mick Harte was Here by Barbara Park tells the story of a family that must come to terms with the death of one of its members in a bicycle accident. The story is told from the viewpoint of Mick Harte's sister, Phoebe. Phoebe tells the story of the aftermath of Mick's death in a way that is both sarcastically humorous and heart wrenching. At the conclusion of the novel, Phoebe uses a stick to carve into a fresh concrete sidewalk at her school the words "MICK HARTE WAS HERE." These words are Phoebe's lasting tribute to her beloved brother.
Phoebe begins her story by telling her readers that her brother is dead. She does not want to present a story in which the reader will get to like her brother, then learn at the end that he has died. Phoebe includes in her record the events...
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