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    • Optimists Die First

    • By: Susin Nielsen
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Sixteen-year-old Petula de Wilde is anything but wild. A former crafting fiend with a happy life, Petula shut herself off from the world after a family tragedy. She sees danger in all the ordinary things, like crossing the street, a bug bite, or a germy handshake. She knows: Life is out to get you. The worst part of her week is her comically lame mandatory art therapy class with a small group of fellow misfits. Then a new boy, Jacob, appears at school and in her therapy group.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A story of hope and despair

    • By Kristen Anderson on 03-23-17

    Regular price: $24.50