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A Taste of Blackberries

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 750 Ratings and 205 Reviews

Book Description

What do you do without
your best friend?

Jamie isn't afraid of anything. Always ready to get into trouble, then right back out of it, he's a fun and exasperating best friend.

But when something terrible happens to Jamie, his best friend has to face the tragedy alone. Without Jamie, there are so many impossible questions to answer -- how can your b... More

Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
BindingLibrary Binding (19 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages64
Publication Date05/01/1973
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 Charles Robinson (Illustrator) : Charles Robinson is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Charles Robinson include Pioneer Cat (Stepping Stone Chapter Books... 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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