God is in the pancakes

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Fifteen-year-old Grace Manning is a candy striper in a nursing home, and Mr. Sands is the one patient who makes the job bearable. He keeps up with her sarcasm, teaches her to play poker . . . and one day cheerfully asks her to help him die. At first Grace says no way, but as Mr. Sands's disease progresses, she's not so sure. Grace tries to avoid the wrenching decision by praying for a miracle, stuffing herself with pancakes, and running away from all feelings, including the new ones she has for her best friend Eric. But Mr. Sands is getting worse, and she can't avoid him forever.

Robin Epstein has delivered an incredibly engaging, thought-provoking debut YA novel, with all the snappy dialogue and attitude of the movie Juno .

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subject_facet Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Fiction, Assisted suicide. -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Faith -- Fiction, Family life -- Pennsylvania -- Fiction, Old age -- Fiction, Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction
title_display God is in the pancakes
title_full God Is in the Pancakes, God is in the Pancakes, God is in the pancakes / Robin Epstein
title_short God is in the pancakes
topic_facet Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Assisted suicide, Dating (Social customs), Faith, Family life, Old age, Romance, Sisters, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature