Monday, March 14, 2011
Customer Review: Riding the Bus With My Sister
Riding the Bus With My Sister: A True-Life Journey
by Rachel Simon [362.3 Sim]
Best book I've read in a long time. Rachel's sister, Beth, is mildly developmentally disabled. Beth spends her days riding the buses in the Pennsylvania city where she lives. She asks Rachel to come ride with her for a year, as a way for them to better understand each other. In the process, Rachel learns a lot more about not only Beth's life -- and the choices she must make -- but her own. "The Philadelphia Inquirer" said it was "clever and unsentimental." I can agree with that. -- reviewed by Barbara R. - a regular customer at the Gere Branch Library
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