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3 edition of When friendship followed me home found in the catalog.

When friendship followed me home

a novel

by Paul Griffin

  • 321 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adoption,
  • Middle schools,
  • Cancer,
  • Schools,
  • Friendship,
  • Dogs,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Seventh-grader Ben, always an outsider, is led into a deep friendship with Halley, who is being treated for cancer, by the special dog he and his adoptive mother take in.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Griffin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G8813594 Whe 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 pages ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26493690M
    ISBN 109780803738164
    LC Control Number2015032638

      When Friendship Followed Me Home. Dial, pages. Hardcover. $, ISBN I loved this story – for a lot of reasons. First, it had a dog in it. I absolutely adore dogs and Flip is special. He can listen when kids read books to him – and he actually looks interested. When Friendship Followed Me Home (Book): Griffin, Paul: Seventh-grader Ben, always an outsider, is led into a deep friendship with Halley, who is being treated for cancer, by the special dog he and his adoptive mother take in.

    "'Friendship' is an absolutely beautiful, heart-expanding book. I cried, but more than that I felt this giant balloon of love for everyone. This story convinced me all . WHEN FRIENDSHIP FOLLOWED ME HOME. by Paul Griffin. Age Range: 10 - 14 BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

    This book will leave you breathless. **This is Paul Griffin's best book yet—**and that's really saying something." —Patricia McCormick, author of National Book Award Finalist Sold "When Friendship Followed Me Home is both a beautiful book, and an honest book; it is, in fact, beautiful because it is honest. We see the pain of loss, and the 3/5(2).   When Friendship Followed me Home by Paul Griffin 11 Jul Leave a comment by booksintransit in Book Reviews Tags: cancer, dogs, friendship, middle grade.


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When Friendship Followed Me Home Paperback – J by Paul Griffin (Author)/5(). When Friendship Followed me Home is a wonderful story filled with voice, deep character growth, life lessons, honesty, and humor. The main character Coffin and Halley develop an amazing relationship.

Together they learn hard lessons and create lasting moments that will never fade. This book will be great for middle school aged children/5. " When Friendship Followed Me Home  is both  a beautiful book, and an honest book ; it is, in fact, beautiful because it is honest.

We see the pain of loss, and the glory of community. We see love in its many forms, and we witness the truth that love goes on despite all barriers/5(7). Parents need to know that Paul Griffin's When Friendship Followed Me Home, a story laced with hardship and loss, is set in the scrappy reaches of Brooklyn and narrated by Ben, a boy who's bounced around the foster care system.

And though he finally lands a loving mom and happy home, they're abruptly yanked away.4/5. ""When Friendship Followed Me Home"is botha beautiful book, and an honest book; it is, in fact, beautiful because it is honest. We see the pain of loss, and the glory of community. We see love in its many forms, and we witness the truth that love goes on despite all barriers.

Cheer for Ben and Halley: it is kids like these who are our hope/5(). When Friendship Followed Me Home.

By Paul Griffin. Grades. Y. Genre. Fiction. Ben Coffin has never been one for making friends. As a former foster kid, he knows people can up and leave without so much as a goodbye.

Scruffy little Flip leads Ben to befriend a fellow book-lover named Halley — yes, like the comet — a girl unlike.

Children's Book Review: When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin. Dial, $ (p) ISBN After growing up in foster care, year-old Ben Coffin is just happy to have a. WHEN FRIENDSHIP FOLLOWED ME HOME by Paul Griffin ‧ RELEASE DATE: June 7, A former foster child deals with love and loss and love again.

The hints are abundant. Books similar to When Friendship Followed Me Home. Ben Coffin has never felt like he fits in. When eleven-year-old Thyme Owens little brother, Val, is accepted into a new cancer drug trial, its just the second chance that he needs.

But it also means the Owens family has to move to New York. All of this happens to Ben, the smart, wary year-old in Paul Griffin’s first middle-grade novel, “When Friendship Followed Me Home.” Surely a kid like Ben earns top honors in the life-is-hard.

‘ When Friendship Followed Me Home  is both a beautiful book, and an honest book; it is, in fact, beautiful because it is honest. We see the pain of loss and the glory of community. We see love in its many forms, and we witness the truth that love goes on despite all barriers.

Cheer for Ben and Halley: it is kids like these who are our hope.’. FCPS Librarian Annalee Schnebele and English Teacher Kathy Williams discuss the book "When Friendship Followed Me Home" by Paul Griffin.

The title of the novel When Friendship Followed Me Home suggests that meeting new friends is something that happens by chance. Explore the connection between chance and friendship in the novel.

(ACELT) R W LT 4. Imagine you are one of Ben’s reading students in the library. Retell the first visit to the library from their point of Size: KB. Every now and then I read a book that I know I will not forget. When Friendship Followed Me Home is special. Young Ben Coffin is a foster child.

At age 10 he is adopted by a loving mum, Tess- a kind-hearted speech therapist. For the first time Ben feels loved and starts to. Equal parts heartbreaking and heartwarming, When Friendship Followed Me Home is a must-read for dog lovers and fans of emotionally resonant middle-grade novels.

My Thoughts: 5 stars. My heart is crushed. I was not expecting the amount of sadness contained in the pages of this book.

Paul Griffin, When Friendship Followed Me Home, Text Publishing, 27 Junepp., $ (pbk), ISBN: There will be tears. Just a warning.

When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin is the story of Ben Coffin, a former foster kid who always felt like his life was temporary. He was adopted at 10 years old and has since lived with his mom, Tess. When Friendship Followed Me Home.

By Paul Griffin. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, pages Grade 5 and Up. I always panic when I see a book cover with a dog on it –I hate sad dog books—they make me cry a lot. This is a beautiful story that made me laugh, cry, filled me with empathy and hope.

When Friendship Follows Me Home is a novel combining loyalty, trust, and friendship. Ben meets Halley, a young girl battling cancer, and they are both going through rough times. Together they train a dog, write a book, and perform magic.

But when something unexpected and terrible happens, it’s up to Ben to finish Halley’s work. McCormick, author of National Book Award Finalist Sold"When Friendship Followed Me Home is both a beautiful book, and an honest book; it is, in fact, beautiful because it is honest.

We see the pain of loss, and the glory of community. We see love in its many forms, and we witness the truth that love goes on despite all Size: KB. This is Paul Griffin's best book yet—and that's really saying something." —Patricia McCormick, author of National Book Award Finalist Sold "When Friendship Followed Me Home is both a beautiful book, and an honest book; it is, in fact, beautiful because it is honest.

When Friendship Followed Me Home; All formats/editions. author of Printz Honor Winner The Book Thief "'Friendship' is an absolutely beautiful, heart-expanding book.

I cried, but more than that I felt this giant balloon of love for everyone. This story convinced me all over again that love and imagination are life's biggest magic. A boy’s chance encounter with a scruffy dog leads to an unforgettable friendship in this deeply moving story about life, loss, and the meaning of family &#; Ben Coffin has never felt like he fits in.

A former foster kid, he keeps his head down at school to avoid bullies and spends his afternoons reading sci-fi books at the library. But that all changes when he finds a.—Patricia McCormick, author of National Book Award Finalist Sold "When Friendship Followed Me Home is both a beautiful book, and an honest book; it is, in fact, beautiful because it is honest.

We see the pain of loss, and the glory of community. We see love in its many forms, and we witness the truth that love goes on despite all barriers.