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A Taste of Blackberries

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4 out of 5
Based on 1,037 Ratings and 223 Reviews

Book Description
This is a tragic story about Jamie who, while his friend was watching, disturbed a nest of bees and was fatally stung. As he writhed in agony his friend ignored his condition thinking that he was fooling around and he thereafter suffered from a sense of despair and guilt.
Book Information
PublisherScholastic Paperbacks
BindingPaperback (19 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages74
ISBN-10059033784X
ISBN-13978-0590337847
Publication Date03/1982
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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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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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