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NingsMiles is an anxious boy who loves his family's bowling center even if though he could be killed by a bolt of lightning or a wild animal that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo on the way there Amy is the new gir. It s difficult to write about loss because everyone experiences loss differently but death has become all too common and teachers need novels to help their students deal with loss and gain empathy for their peers who are coping with grief 12 million children will lose a parent to death before age 15 Dr Elizabeth Weller Dir Ohio State University Hospitals 1991 last year 400000 people under 25 suffered from the death of a loved one National Mental Health Association Sometimes especially in multi generational households the death of a grandparent affects a child as much as the loss of a parentGrieving her mother s death Amy is torn from her best friend and her home in Chicago to live in her uncle s funeral home in Buckington Pennsylvania Her father is learning the funeral trade and is away Monday to Friday and Amy even with her optimism is not making new friends Life hits a low when she sits down with girls in the middle school cafeteria and they move to another table But she meets a new best friend Tate a weight lifer with interesting fashion sense in the school library and they spend their lunch hours talking stories and eating Jelly KrimpetsMeanwhile Miles is still grieving the loss of his grandmother while worrying about his grandfather dying In fact Miles worries about everything His family owns Buckington Bowl and bowling the perfect game especially while beating his best friend Randall is his goal And a bowling shoe is how Miles and Amy connect literally both at the beginning and the end of this delightful middle grades novel In addition to Randall and Tate Amy and Miles become each others support system through the special bond of grief and lossA delightful novel about the power of family and friendship which features two sports uncommon for a middle grades book female weight lifting and bowling The story also conveys the power of story those we read and those we write

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In Your Shoes

L at school who wishes she didn't have to live above her uncle's funeral home and tries to write her way to her own happily ever after Then Miles and Amy meet in the most unexpected way and that's when it all begins. Even though I m 38 I related to Amy and her need to not spend much time in the lunch room When I was in school I used to sit in the hall on the floor to avoid the lunch room I didn t find peace in the library like Amy because I hated reading because it was hard for me at that time Again Donna doesn t disappoint Her books are a great read for all

Donna Gephart ☆ 2 Read

The critically acclaimed author of Lily and Dunkin delivers another heartfelt story that will remind readers you never know who needs a friend the most about two imaginative tweens who help each other find new begin. I loved this book so much It was so sweet and the characters moved me so much I was sad and happy


10 thoughts on “In Your Shoes

  1. says:

    “We can enjoy our messy imperfect lives so much when we simply live in the moment filled with gratitude for exactly what it is” –Donna Gephart from In Your Shoes

  2. says:

    I loved this book so much It was so sweet and the characters moved me so much I was sad and happy

  3. says:

    Rating 45 StarsWhat happens when the anxious bowler's shoe hits the lonely new girl on the head? They strike up a great friendship o

  4. says:

    I loved Lily and Dunkin and fully expected to love In Your Shoes I think grief is underrepresented in middle grade and children's fiction and given Gephart's sensitive handling of bipolar disorder in Lily and Dunkin I was looking forward to another nuanced character in Miles with anxietyMiles and Amy were both sweet Actual

  5. says:

    It’s difficult to write about loss—because everyone experiences loss differently but death has become all too common and teachers need novels to help their students deal with loss and gain empathy for their pe

  6. says:

    Amy and Miles Randall and Tate; it made it even cuter that everyone was friends to begin with Amy has just moved to town after her mother's dea

  7. says:

    'In Your Shoes' is a wonderful new contemporary middle grade novel that tackles important topics such as mental illness friendship trust trying to fit in and family I don't normally read this genre but I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this book The story was sweet and definitely relevant to today's kids I also really liked how it touches on mental illness in the form of anxiety and makes it accessible to the age range of children rea

  8. says:

    I enjoyed many elements of this book the bowling alley setting which you don't see too often Amy turns to writing for solace the book is divided into ten sections the number of frames in a game of bowling and a bowling score sheet a

  9. says:

    Even though I'm 38 I related to Amy and her need to not spend much time in the lunch room When I was in school I used to sit in the hall on the floor to avoid the lunch room I didn't find peace in the library like Amy because I hated reading because it was hard for me at that time Again Donna doesn't disappoint Her books are a great read for all

  10. says:

    35 starsSo contemporary is not my usual genre but I was curious about this one because of the blurb on the back I will admit that it took me a bit to get into it but overall I did enjoy itIt's about a couple of odd middle