Hospital High: Based on a True Story

Mimi Thebo (Author)
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Description

My life had been saved...and boy, was I annoyed. Humour and attitude keep Coco going when things get grim. Her relationships with her mother, hospital staff and other injured teens sustain her when her school friendships fall apart. But although everyone's working to give Coco a normal life, Coco doesn't think 'normal' is enough... When she was fourteen, the author Mimi Thebo died in a car accident. Hospital High is a young adult novel based on the day she died and the subsequent three years spent recovering from the accident.

Product Details

Price
$12.95
Publisher
Lodestone Books
Publish Date
September 29, 2017
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.8 X 8.4 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781785351877

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About the Author

Mimi Thebo is a writer for adults and children, born in Kansas City, USA. Her work has been translated into dozens of languages, has been made into films and signed for young deaf children. She is a prize winning poet and her short stories have been read on BBC Radio 4. She teaches Creative Writing at Bath Spa University and lives in the south west of England.

Reviews

This is one of my must reads for this year. The story of a young girl and her fight to regain her voice after a car accident is truly amazing. The author grabs your attention and doesn't let go. I read it in less than two days and still find myself thinking about the tale, which is based on a true story. Highly recommended for teen readers.--Margaret Pemberton, Librarian at Growing the School Library
Praise for Mimi Thebo's previous novel Dreaming the Bear: Mimi Thebo captures an authentic teen voice and the writing throughout the story is hauntingly beautiful, almost dreamlike in places, while remaining easy to read and enjoy. I was reminded of David Almond's children's classic Skellig and I can quite see Dreaming the Bear joining the canon of children's classics.--Bookbag