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The secret language of sisters

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When Ruth Ann (Roo) McCabe responds to a text message while she's driving, her life as she knows it ends. The car flips, and Roo winds up in a hospital bed, paralyzed. Silent. Everyone thinks she's in a coma, but Roo has locked-in syndrome -- she can see and hear and understand everything around her, but no one knows it. She's trapped inside her own body, screaming to be heard. Mathilda (Tilly) is Roo's sister and best friend. She was the one who texted Roo and inadvertently caused the accident. Now, Tilly must grapple with her overwhelming guilt and her growing feelings for Roo's boyfriend, Newton -- the only other person who seems to get what Tilly is going through. But Tilly might be the only person who can solve the mystery of her sister's condition -- who can see through Roo's silence to the truth underneath. Somehow, through medicine or miracles, will both sisters find a way to heal?
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Grouping Title secret language of sisters
Grouping Author rice luanne
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-20 22:55:42PM
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auth_author2 Pressley, Brittany,, Rudd, Kate, 1980-
author Luanne Rice
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display_description Mathilda (Tilly), fourteen, and Ruth Anne (Roo), sixteen, are sisters and best friends in Connecticut, but when Roo crashes her car while texting she is confined to a hospital bed with "locked-in syndrome," aware of her surroundings, but apparently comatose--and Tilly must find a way to communicate with her sister, while dealing with her own sense of guilt.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Coma -- Fiction, Coma -- Patients -- Fiction, Connecticut -- Fiction, Guilt -- Fiction, Sisters -- Fiction, Text messaging (Cell phone systems) -- Fiction, Traffic accident victims -- Fiction, Traffic accidents -- Fiction
title_display The secret language of sisters
title_full The Secret Language of Sisters, The secret language of sisters / Luanne Rice, The secret language of sisters [sound recording] / Luanne Rice
title_short The secret language of sisters
topic_facet Audiobooks, Coma, Guilt, Patients, Sisters, Text messaging (Cell phone systems), Traffic accident victims, Traffic accidents, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature