My father's words
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New York, NY :
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First Edition.
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135 pages ; 22 cm.
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Patricia MacLachlan, beloved author of the Newbery Medal-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall, has crafted another lyrical and touching novel for young readers about finding hope after the loss of a loved one.

Declan O'Brien always had a gentle word to share, odd phrases he liked to repeat, and songs to sing while he played basketball. His favorite song was "Dona Nobis Pacem," "Grant Us Peace." His family loved him deeply and always knew they were loved in return.

But a terrible accident one day changes their lives forever, and Fiona and Finn O'Brien are left without a father. Their mother is at a loss. What words are there to guide them through such overwhelming grief?

At the suggestion of their friend Luke, Fiona and Finn volunteer at an animal rescue shelter, where they meet two sweet dogs who are in need of comfort, too. Perhaps with time, patience, and their father's gentle words in their hearts, hope will spark once more.

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English
ISBN:
9780062687692, 0062687697
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MG
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Lexile measure:
440

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Declan O'Brien always had a gentle word to share, odd phrases he liked to repeat, and songs to sing while he played basketball. His favorite song was Dona Nobis Pacem, "Grant Us Peace." His family loved him deeply and always knew they were loved in return. but a terrible accident one day changes their lives forever, and Fiona and Finn O'Brien are left without a father. Their mother is at a loss. What words are there to guide them through such overwhelming grief...Perhaps with time, patience, and their father's gentle words in their hearts, hope will spark once more." --,Publisher's description.
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Accelerated Reader AR,MG,3.3,2,197533.
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MacLachlan, P. My father's words. First Edition. New York, NY.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

MacLachlan, Patricia. My Father's Words. New York, NY.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

MacLachlan, Patricia, My Father's Words. New York, NY.

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MacLachlan, Patricia. My Father's Words. First Edition. New York, NY, Print.

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