INTERMEDIATE FICTION
Conklin, Melanie

Counting Thyme

(3) 4-6 Thyme's little brother, Val, is accepted into a drug trial designed to cure his rare form of cancer. But the trial is in New York, and eleven-year-old Thyme's whole life--including best friend Shani and beloved Grandma Kay--is in San Diego. Growing pains, a family in crisis, and one child's immense fear of loss are compassionately and honestly depicted in Conklin's debut novel.

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