Among the recent spate of YA books dealing with the afterlife is this gem. Zevin creates a world beyond this one without bogging down in theology. Fifteen-year-old Liz Hall, the victim of a hit-and-run driver, wakes up on a ship to Elsewhere. Life on Elsewhere seems to be the opposite of life here; you age in reverse until, as a baby, you once again sail to Earth. Cassandra Morris lives up to her fine reputation with this intriguing story. Her Lizzie comes across as complex and believable, communicating a whole range of emotions as she comes to terms with her new life and lets go of her life on Earth. N.E.M. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 06]
Trade Ed. Listening Library 2005
DD ISBN 9780307282415 $19.50
Library Ed. Listening Library 2005
CD ISBN 9780307282415 $50.00 Six CDs
DD ISBN 9780739344798 $42.50
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