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Young Adult Indie 5780
Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest 2012 - Young Adult
Overall rating 
 
4.5
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Plot/Story 
 
5.0
Illustrations (if applicable) 
 
N/A
Characters (if applicable) 
 
5.0
Editing/Design Quality 
 
4.0
Fast read - deals with teenage suicide - parental caution recommended for readers under 16 years old. Relevant today.
Good Points
"If Dr. Brian G. Snow's purpose for writing Santa Claus and Little Sister was to make his readers feel like crying and rushing out to do good in the world at the same time, he certainly achieved his goal." - Flamingnet.com


"[This book] is autobiographical in nature, selfishly therapeutic in design, and hard proof that we cannot control our future regardless how hard we try. He discovers that truth often becomes lies, moral transforms into immoral, and fear builds knowledge."
Galleycat (Mediabistro) - Jan. 12, 2012

"The highly well-written text conveys Dr. Snow's often self-endangering activities as he involves himself in the lives of his students to protect them as well as ensure them a good education....this wonderful memoir of a truly gifted special education teacher." Alice D. - Readers' Favorite - Top Choice Award 2012

"Wow, I don't even know what to write, an amazing read for everyone! Very great ... hard to put down book!!" - Goodreads Sept. 16th, 2012

"This story was full of surprises.... It's a modern day story, very real feeling and funny, too. - Expert Amazon Breakthrough Novel Reviewer 2012


"This is a quick read and feels like a memoir/biography. Very entertaining and interesting....I liked the story.." - Expert Amazon Breakthrough Novel Reviewer 2012
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