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The Deathday Letter

The Deathday Letter

For Ages: 14 and up
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The clock is ticking...  

Ollie can’t be bothered to care about anything but girls until he gets his Deathday Letter and learns he’s going to die in twenty-four hours. Bummer.

Ollie does what he does best: nothing. Then his best friend convinces him to live a little, and go after Ronnie, the girl who recently trampled his about-to-expire heart. Ollie turns to carloads of pudding and over-the-top declarations, but even playing the death card doesn’t work. All he wants is to set things right with the girl of his dreams. It’s now or never...
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  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 256 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416996088 | 
  • June 2010 | 
  • Grades 9 and up | 
  • Lexile HL700
List Price $9.99
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Read an Excerpt

23:59 AND COUNTING

Oliver! Oliver, I need you downstairs right now!”

Listen, the last thing I want while I’m doing my part for population control is to hear my mom’s voice. It’s like a song I can’t get out of my head. But here I am, MMMBoppin’ it under my warm covers before anyone else is supposed to be awake, and she has to go and call my name. I stop and wait, hoping she’ll think I’m still asleep. But I may as well put the wookiee down ’cause I know the next time I close my eyes, she’ll be there floating around the backs of my eyelids, with her blond hair... see more

About the Author

Shaun David Hutchinson
Photograph by Chris Piedra

Shaun David Hutchinson

Shaun David Hutchinson lives with his partner and two dogs in South Florida and spends way too much time watching Doctor Who.

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