A Book With Clothing on The Cover
The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds
Sixteen year old Matt wears a black suit every day, not because his mother dies, but for his job at the funeral home. That and his habit of sitting in on services. He’s looking for a way to deal with his grief, and encounters a girl who might just know the answer. He sure won’t find help from his dad, who seems to be trying to drown his sorrow in a bottle.
My heart broke a little bit with every page.
The voice and sense of place drew me into his world. I would not hesitate to recommend this for anyone from pre-teens to adults.
A true page turner. Happy-sad. A bit of romance. Realistic, coming of age. A perfect book for teens about coming to terms with grief of any sort.
Go get it. Recommended for all.
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