The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun David Hutchinson is a favorite of Olivia, LFHS Class of 2020. “This book will emotionally destroy you, but you’ll love it nonetheless. It’s the saddest book I’ve ever read, but it’s my personal favorite book!”
Synopsis on Goodreads.com:
“Andrew Brawley was supposed to die that night. His parents did, and so did his sister, but he survived. Now he lives in the hospital… Then one night Rusty is wheeled into the ER, burned on half his body by hateful classmates. His agony calls out to Drew like a beacon, pulling them both together through all their pain and grief…Death roams the hospital, searching for Drew, and now Rusty. Drew lost his family, but he refuses to lose Rusty, too…”
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