Remembering Mrs. Rossi (Paperback)

By Amy Hest, Heather Maione (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763640897, 192pp.

Publication Date: April 27, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (1/9/2007)
Prebound (4/27/2010)

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Description

Mementos from her mother's students help a young girl to grieve in a middle-grade novel by award-winning author Amy Hest.

Eight-year-old Annie lives in a sunny apartment in Manhattan with her father, Professor Rossi. Life would be pretty good if only Annie didn't so achingly miss her mother. When Mrs. Rossi died suddenly, she left not only Annie but also a classfull of students — who pour out their hearts in a scrapbook Annie will treasure forever. With tenderness and humor, Amy Hest reveals the struggles of a father and daughter as they forge a new life together.


About the Author

Amy Hest is a three-time winner of the Christopher Medal and winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. She lives in New York City.

Heather Maione has illustrated several books for children. She lives on Long Island, New York.


Praise For Remembering Mrs. Rossi

Hest handles a delicate subject with compassion and understanding.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)