Kindred Souls
MacLachlan, Patricia 
   

Format: Hardback
Library Classification: Junior Fiction
BIC Subjects: Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage)
      Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage)
      Personal & social issues: death & bereavement (Children's / Teenage)
Audience: Children/juvenile
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 1/02/2012
Place of Publication: United States


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With the sure touch she brought to the beloved Newbery Medal winner Sarah, Plain and Tall, in Kindred Souls Patricia MacLachlan guides children into the understanding that death is a natural part of life.Ten-year-old Jake has always been close to his grandfather Billy so close that Jake s mother calls them kindred souls. Each morning, Jake and Billy take a walk around the family farm. Billy often tells Jake stories of living in a sod house on the prairie.When Billy goes into the hospital, Jake decides the best gift he can give his beloved grandfather is a sod house. Billy moves to the sod house when he leaves the hospital and spends his last days living there."