This book will appeal mainly to boys or those who have experienced loss in their families.
The Last Invisible Boy-Evan Kuhlman and J.P. Coovert | sharpread
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Finn tells his psychologist that death is when you are no more, like a notebook that's run out of pages. He writes about Pegasus and his role in Greek mythology as though he believes the story is true. Finn doesn't know whether his father is in heaven, floating around the universe or starting his next life.
He says some people believe zombies and demon spirits hover around graveyards. Finn offers in-depth insights about his dad's character through his narrative and by relaying others' memories, since his objective is to keep his father's story alive. Finn's father worked long hours as manager of a sporting goods store.
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He always feared he wasn't giving enough time and energy to his family, so he often made up for it by taking them to play baseball at 2 a. When a friend of Dad's was beaten and robbed outside a dance club, Dad flew out to care for him. Dad died of "natural causes" on the plane ride home.
Mom, a loan officer in her mids, is sad and forgetful in the wake of her husband's death. Finn says he gets away with more now, like watching an R-rated movie on TV. Mom still tries to play games with and encourage her boys. She bleaches her hair white to support Finn as his hair becomes lighter. Grandpa Vic Dad's father comes to fix things around the house and make sure the car is running well after Dad dies.
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He's also with the family when they get the full story about Dad's death, and he is part of the informal tree-planting ceremony. Finn says Melanie's father is overbearing and critical, and her mother is only around two weeks a year. The words suck, crap, h, darn, and fart appear a few times. The school nurse exclaims, when she sees how pale Finn is becoming.
Mom says she will kick the boys' butts in Scrabble, and she takes God's name in vain when she learns her husband has died. Melanie kisses Finn on the cheek and says it is medicine. Finn and Melanie like to hang out at the cemetery where Finn's dad is buried. There, they sometimes hold hands and engage in nonsexual tickling and wrestling. One such time, Finn realizes he thoroughly loves Melanie, not just for what she looks like but for all that she is.
He expresses these overwhelming feelings by telling her she is cool. When they sit, legs touching, on the bus, he feels little sparks in the air. A female is buried on either side of Dad, and Finn thinks his dad would like being squeezed between two women for all eternity. Mom tells a story about a date with Dad, on which they had their first kiss. Get free discussion questions for this book and others, at FocusOnTheFamily.
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