Mockingbird (Erskine novel) Summary
Kathryn Erskine

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Mockingbird Summary

This is a sensitively-written story of the human heart's ability to repair itself from loss and tragedy and to reinvest in life. The author says it was inspired by the 2007 campus shootings of 33 people at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Virginia. It answers the unspoken question that follows such a horrific event: what could be worse than this? In the story of Caitlin Smith, the answer is "a lot." Caitlin is...

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