The First Last Day by Dorian Cirrone
NEW! Simon & Schuster/Aladdin (June 2016)
"Dorian Cirrone is master of the middle grade mystery. You will not be able to stop turning pages until you come to the satisfying conclusion of this compelling, funny, and heartfelt novel."
— Donna Gephart, award-winning author of Death by Toilet Paper and Lily and Dunkin
"I just loved Dorian Cirrone's The First Last Day. It made my brain buzz with time warp complications and my heart warm with lessons learned about family, friendship, and growing up."
—Nora Raleigh Baskin, award-winning author of Anything But Typical and
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G-Mags turned the rock over in her palm. “Isn’t it lovely the way nature provides us this way of remembering what came before us?”
“What do you mean?”
“Fossils are nature’s way of revealing our history. An imprint of a tiny fish like this one on your rock is a way of telling us that there was life before us, and it will continue long after we’re gone. It’s as if the fish is crying out, ‘Remember me.’ ”
She pressed the rock back into my palm. “Nature is quite the artist isn’t she?" —The First Last Day
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