The memory of light

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Pub. Date:
2016.
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English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 12
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 680L
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When Vicky Cruz wakes up in the Lakeview Hospital Mental Disorders ward, she knows one thing: After her suicide attempt, she shouldn't be alive. But then she meets Mona, the live wire; Gabriel, the sa∫ E.M., always angry; and Dr. Desai, a quiet force. With stories and honesty, kindness and hard work, they push her to reconsider her life before Lakeview, and offer her an acceptance she's never had. But Vicky's newfound peace is as fragile as the roses that grow around the hospital. And when a crisis forces the group to split up, sending Vick back to the life that drove her to suicide, she must try to find her own courage  and strength. She may not have them. She doesn't know. Inspired in part by the author's own experience with depression, The Memory of Light is the rare young adult novel that focuses not on the events leading up to a suicide attempt, but the recovery from one -- about living when life doesn't seem worth it, and how we go on anyway.
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ISBN:
9780545474337
9780545474320
9780545634021
Reading Level:
UG
Level 4.4, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 680L
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Grouping Title memory of light
Grouping Author stork francisco x
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display_description When Victoria Cruz wakes up in the psychiatric ward of a Texas hospital after her failed suicide attempt, she still has no desire to live, but as the weeks pass, and she meets Dr. Desai and three of the other patients, she begins to reflect on the reasons why she feels like a loser compared with the rest of her family, and to see a path ahead where she can make a life of her own.
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subject_facet Depression, Mental -- Fiction, Family life -- Texas -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Mexican Americans -- Fiction, Psychotherapy -- Fiction, Suicide -- Fiction, Texas -- Fiction
title_display The memory of light
title_full The Memory of Light, The memory of light / Francisco X. Stork
title_short The memory of light
title_sub
topic_facet Depression, Mental, Family life, Friendship, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Mexican Americans, Psychotherapy, Suicide