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Read online Handle with Care.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Handle with Care When Willow is born with severe osteogenesis imperfecta her parents are devastated she will suffer hundreds of broken bones as she grows a lifetime of pain Every expectant parent will tell you that they don t want a perfect baby just a healthy one Charlotte and Sean O Keefe would have asked for a healthy baby too if they d been given the choice Instead their lives are made up of sleepless nights mounting bills the pitying stares of luckier parents and maybe worst of all the what ifs What if their child had been born healthy But it s all worth it because Willow is funny as it seems perfect She s smart as a whip on her way to being as pretty as her mother kind brave and for a five year old an unexpectedly deep source of wisdom Willow is Willow in sickness and in health .

Everything changes though after a series of events forces Charlotte and her husband to confront the most serious what ifs of all What if Charlotte had known earlier of Willow s illness What if things could have been different What if their beloved Willow had never been born To do Willow justice Charlotte must ask herself these questions and one more What constitutes a valuable life by Jodi Picoult

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Handle with Care
Title:Handle with Care
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ISBN:0743296419
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Number of Pages:453
Category:Fiction, Contemporary, Chick lit, Adult fiction
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When Willow is born with severe osteogenesis imperfecta her parents are devastated she will suffer hundreds of broken bones as she grows a lifetime of pain Every expectant parent will tell you that they don t want a perfect baby just a healthy one Charlotte and Sean O Keefe would have asked for a healthy baby too if they d been given the choice Instead their lives are made up of sleepless nights mounting bills the pitying stares of luckier parents and maybe worst of all the what ifs What if their child had been born healthy But it s all worth it because Willow is funny as it seems perfect She s smart as a whip on her way to being as pretty as her mother kind brave and for a five year old an unexpectedly deep source of wisdom Willow is Willow in sickness and in health br br Everything changes though after a series of events forces Charlotte and her husband to confront the most serious what ifs of all What if Charlotte had known earlier of Willow s illness What if things could have been different What if their beloved Willow had never been born To do Willow justice Charlotte must ask herself these questions and one more What constitutes a valuable life, Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years experience During her shift Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn only to be told a few minutes later that she s been reassigned to another patient The parents are white supremacists and don t want Ruth who is African American to touch their child The hospital complies with their request but the next day the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery Does she obey orders or does she intervene br br Ruth hesitates before performing CPR and as a result is charged with a serious crime Kennedy McQuarrie a white public defender takes her case but gives unexpected advice Kennedy insists that mentioning race in the courtroom is not a winning strategy Conflicted by Kennedy s counsel Ruth tries to keep life as normal as possible for her family especially her teenage son as the case becomes a media sensation As the trial moves forward Ruth and Kennedy must gain each other s trust and come to see that what they ve been taught their whole lives about others and themselves might be wrong br br With incredible empathy intelligence and candor Jodi Picoult tackles race privilege prejudice justice and compassion and doesn t offer easy answers Small Great Things is a remarkable achievement from a writer at the top of her game, Fourteen year old Trixie Stone is in love for the first time She s also the light of her father Daniel s life a straight A student a pretty popular freshman in high school a girl who s always seen her father as a hero That is until her world is turned upside down with a single act of violence Suddenly everything Trixie has believed about her family and herself seems to be a lie Could the boyfriend who once made Trixie wild with happiness have been the one to end her childhood forever She says that he is and that is all it takes to make Daniel a seemingly mild mannered comic book artist with a secret tumultuous past he has hidden even from his family venture to hell and back to protect his daughter p With i The Tenth Circle i Jodi Picoult offers her most powerful chronicle yet as she explores the unbreakable bond between parent and child and questions whether you can reinvent yourself in the course of a lifetime or if your mistakes are carried forever p, For eighteen years the Hartes and the Golds have lived next door to each other sharing everything from Chinese food to chicken pox to carpool duty they ve grown so close it seems they have always been a part of each other s lives Parents and children alike have been best friends so it s no surprise that in high school Chris and Emily s friendship blossoms into something more They ve been soul mates since they were born br br So when midnight calls from the hospital come in no one is ready for the appalling truth Emily is dead at seventeen from a gunshot wound to the head There s a single unspent bullet in the gun that Chris took from his father s cabinet a bullet that Chris tells police he intended for himself But a local detective has doubts about the suicide pact that Chris has described