The Ethan I Was Before – by Ali Standish (Paperback) Best


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The Ethan I Readers will be riveted. –Publishers Weekly (starred review) This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 7 to 8 especially during homeschooling. Its a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom. Now in paperback The Ethan I Was Before is an award-winning story of love and loss wonder and adventure and ultimately of hope. Lost in the Sun meets The Thing About Jellyfish in Ali Standishs breathtaking debut. A poignant middle grade novel of friendship and forgiveness this is a classic in the making. Ethan had been many things. He was always ready for adventure and always willing to accept a dare especially from his best friend Kacey. But that was before. Before the accident that took Kacey from him. Before his family moved from Boston to the small town of Palm Knot Georgia. Palm Knot may be tiny but its the home of possibility and second chances. Its also home to Coralee a girl with a big personality and even bigger stories. Coralee may be just the friend Ethan needs except Ethan isnt the only one with secrets. Coralees are catching up with her and what shes hiding might be putting both their lives at risk. Okra Pick (Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance) * Indie Introduce Pick * Indie Next Pick * Goodreads Choice Award Semifinalist * Carnegie Medal Longlist Title * Southern Book Prize Longlist Title * A Bank Street Best Book of the Year * A Childrens Book Review Best Book of the Year * Georgia Childrens Book Award Nominee * Recipient of the North Carolina Young Peoples Literature Award The Ethan I Was Before – by