Grades 3 - 7
Grade level Equivalent: 3.3
Lexile Measure®: 580L
Guided Reading: U
- Death, Grief, Loss
- Family Life
- Determination and Perseverance
About This Book
From award-winning author Sally Nicholls, her debut novel about a boy's last months with leukemia.
1. My name is Sam.
2. I am eleven years old.
3. I collect stories and fantastic facts.
4. I have leukemia.
5. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead.
Living through the final stages of leukemia, Sam collects stories, questions, lists, and pictures that create a profoundly moving portrait of how a boy lives when he knows his time is almost up.