A Sudden Silence (Paperback)

By Eve Bunting

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152058685, 144pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/25/1988)

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Jesse Harmon is tortured by guilt because he survived the hit-and-run accident that killed his brother, Bry. His guilt is compounded when he finds he is attracted to Bry's girlfriend, Chloe. Together Jesse and Chloe try to track down the drunk driver who killed Bry--but discovering the driver's identity leads to other disturbing truths. 

About the Author

Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.

Praise For A Sudden Silence

"Intriguing."--Publishers Weekly
"Fast paced, suspenseful, magnetic, and meaningful . . . Will provoke much discussion."--School Library Journal