Ventrella, Kim,

Skeleton tree / Kim Ventrella. - First edition. - 229 pages ; 22 cm

The day twelve-year-old Stanly finds a finger bone growing into a skeleton in his yard everything changes--his seven-year-old sister Miren adopts the skeleton, which only children can see, as a friend and playmate, and as her health continues to deteriorate Stanly blames the skeleton and tries to drive it away, although it is the only thing that seems to give Miren any joy.

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Skeleton--Juvenile fiction.
Imaginary companions--Juvenile fiction.
Terminally ill children--Juvenile fiction.
Children--Death--Psychological aspects--Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters--Juvenile fiction.
Imaginary playmates--Fiction.
Brothers and sisters--Fiction.

Fantasy fiction.
Juvenile works.
Fantasy fiction.

PZ7.1.V443 / Sk 2017

813.6 Fic