Hold Still

By LaCour, Nina

Publishers Summary:
An arresting story about starting over after a friend’s suicide, froma breakthrough new voice in YA fiction dear caitlin, there are so many things that i want so badly to tell you but i just can’t. Devastating, hopeful, hopeless, playful . . . in words and illustrations, Ingrid left behind a painful farewell in her journal for Caitlin. Now Caitlin is left alone, by loss and by choice, struggling to find renewed hope in the wake of her best friend’s suicide. With the help of family and newfound friends, Caitlin will encounter first love, broaden her horizons, and start to realize that true friendship didn’t die with Ingrid. And the journal which once seemed only to chronicle Ingrid’s descent into depression, becomes the tool by which Caitlin once again reaches out to all those who loved Ingrid—and Caitlin herself

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978-0-52542-155-9
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2009

Gr 10-Up After losing her best friend, Ingrid, to suicide, Caitlin is completely immobilized. Unable to function, and refusing to visit a therapist, she begins the long journey to wellness alone. During this year of heart-wrenchin...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2010

Caitlin is adrift after the suicide of her best friend, Ingrid; even her beloved photography course fails to inspire her. W...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on October 1, 2009

- Characters are detailed and feel refreshingly contemporary. - Compelling depiction of friendship; the author shows people sometimes making the wrong choices in relationships before making the right ones. - ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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