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A Taste of Blackberries

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 1,336 Ratings and 245 Reviews

Book Description
Jamie is special, full of surprises, unpredictable. He can get into trouble, and then out of it. He courts danger, and always escapes. And he has an answer for every impossible question. But when something sudden and terrible happens to Jamie, his best friend has to face the tragedy alone. Now there are questions that not even Jamie could have answered. How could Jamie be alive one minute, and the... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (19 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages66
Publication Date/1987
The Creators
About Doris Buchanan Smith (Author) : Doris Buchanan Smith wrote 17 books for young readers before her death in 2002. Her first book, "A Taste of Blackberries," remains the best-known and has not been out of print since it appeared in 197... more
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About Caroline ( Cover ) Binch (Illustrator) : Caroline ( Cover ) Binch is a published illustrator. A published credit of Caroline ( Cover ) Binch is A Taste of Blackberries.
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About Caroline Binch (Illustrator) : Caroline Binch is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Caroline Binch include Read Write Inc. Comprehension: Module 7: Children's Books: Since Da... more
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7/29/2014 Howard Randall Smith said:
"A Taste of Blackberries portrays bereavement with effective symbolism and shrewd psychology, a treatment not only of a child's reactions, but of human universals."--A Harvest of Southern Realism, William H. Green, University of Georgia Since 1973, A TASTE OF BLACKBERRIES has seen 19 English lang... more

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7/29/2014 Howard Randall Smith said:
Since 1973, A TASTE OF BLACKBERRIES has seen 19 English language editions, translated into Danish, Japanese, Afrikaans, French, Spanish and Dutch, where it won Holland’s top national book award for a translated work. 40 years later, under the HarperCollins imprint, A TASTE OF BLACKBERRIES conti... more

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