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DOWNLOAD × The Other Shepards ¸ A mesmerizing novel about healing and emotional survival Geneva Shepard and her older sister eighth grader Holland have lived their lives in the shadow of a memory that of their three siblings who were tragically killed in a car accident twenty years earlier Then one day an artist appears to paint a mural in their home A mesmerizing novel about healing and emotional survival Geneva Shepard and her older sister eighth grader Holland have lived their lives in the shadow of a memory that of their three siblings who were trag. GRADE BEighth grader Holland and her younger sister Geneva are the Replacement Shepards replacements for there three elder siblings who died twenty years ago One might think their parents would be overly protective and demonstrative but the opposite is true The girls are woefully unsupervisedAdele Griffin's middle grade novel THE OTHER SHEPARDS is a uick heartfelt story Both sisters suffer from anxiety disorders Holland appears to have mild OCD and Geneva is often in a state of panic The family has a psychiatrist Geneva is on medication but neither girl is in therapy Holland is left to manage her little sister's symptoms Griffin's writing style is engaging She's given narrator Holland a mature yet believable voice While not always believable middle graders will love the independent adventures the sisters encounter

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Ically killed in a car accident twenty years earlier Then one day an artist appears to paint a mural in their home Part therapist part friend part angel Annie transforms their lives and allows the girls to. Like an EL Konigsburg book with a generous gothic streak added Absolutely lovable from the days before Griffin started specializing in mean girl stories

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The Other ShepardsBegin a much needed healing process after years of perceived secondary importance to their parents This is a stunning uietly moving novel that shows the far reaching aftermath of tragedy in one family's liv. holland geneva are their parents' second family; their first three children died in a car accident eighteen years before mr mrs shephard are still paralyzed by grief mr shephard is immersed in his work mrs shephard expects holland to take care of geneva's episodes of panic and OCD yet does not keep geneva in continual therapy and accuses her children of being ick whenever they show emotion or love the parents leave their children alone for long periods of time yet become controlling when holland meets a boy they refuse to talk about their dead children yet leave their portraits hanging on the wall finally the sister comes back from the dead to help holland geneva loosen up learn to be brave and independent and confront their parents who change a little bit but not much the sister should have haunted the parents instead they totally suck as characters and as parents they didn't make any sense and also had no personalities and geneva was really annoying BOOOO