The Ethan I Was Before

The Ethan I Was Before

Book - 2017 | First edition
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Before: Ethan was always up for a laugh, always willing to accept a dare, always ready for a baseball game with his big brother Roddie or an adventure with his best friend Kacey. Now: Ethan's family is escaping Boston for the small town of Palm Knot, Georgia. But Ethan's not sure he'll ever escape the memories of the accident that cost him everything. When Ethan meets Coralee, a girl with a big personality and even bigger stories, he starts to wonder if it's possible to become the boy he used to be again.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062433381
Branch Call Number: J STA
Characteristics: 352 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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May 09, 2019

The characters are AMAZING and very realistic but the book is very depressing. Especially the ending. If you have depression or don't like sad things you should not read it.

Aug 28, 2018

Ethan was a very happy boy who loved spending time with his best friend Kacey. But then Kacey has an accident and it is Ethan’s fault. The family leaves Boston and moves to Palm Knot, Georgia to live with Ethan’s grandfather in hopes that Ethan can forgive himself for the accident.
This is a wonderful story of loss, resilience, friendship, and forgiveness. A great book for tweens both boys and girls. Also a great book for parents looking for a book to read with their kids.

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