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by Catherine Stock,Leslea Newman


The book is a poignant respite from the more didactic and bibliotherapeutic titles that have sprung up in. .

The book is a poignant respite from the more didactic and bibliotherapeutic titles that have sprung up in response to the AIDS crisis. The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. This is a beautifully done, quiet tale that will be meaningful to all children who have lost a beloved relative to any illness, but especially to AIDS. When they take a special nighttime trip to a beach, he reassures her that although he will not be close enough to touch when he dies, he will always be there for her in her memories.

Catherine Stock (Goodreads Author) (Illustrator). Some major themes of th Too Far Away to Touch is a story about a young girl named Zoe and her bond with her Uncle Leonard. Author Leslea Newman offers no miracle finishes, plot twists or full end to the story, but instead carves out for us a piece of reality that will touch the heart and stay firmly in one's mind. Throughout the story, they go on multiple adventures, trying lots of new things. As time goes on, Zoe notices that her uncle is starting to act differently.

Zoe's Uncle Leonard makes her feel special, taking her out to lunch and star-filled afternoons at the Planetarium.

Newman, Lesléa; Stock, Catherine, ill. Publication date. New York : Clarion Books. 0 TOC pages 8 deleted pages.

TOO FAR AWAY TO TOUCH By Leslea Newman. Illustrated by Catherine Stock. While the image might require some adult explanation, the book is poignant but not sticky, and keeps closely to Zoe's needs and feelings

TOO FAR AWAY TO TOUCH By Leslea Newman. 32 pp. New York: Clarion Books. While the image might require some adult explanation, the book is poignant but not sticky, and keeps closely to Zoe's needs and feelings.

New York: Clarion Books, 1995. Unlike Heather Has Two Mommies, Gloria Goes to Gay Pride, and Belinda's Bouquet, Newman's recent offering, Too Far Away to Touch, is not published by Alyson Wonderland. Clarion, a much larger and more significant publishing house, has taken the book and illustrated it with outstanding watercolors by Catherine Stock. As in all of Newman's children's books, the protagonist, Zoe, is a young, bright, inquisitive girl. However, Too Far Away to Touch marks a departure for Newman.

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Zoe has an especially close relationship with her uncle, Leonard, who is now sick. Following a visit to the planetarium, he explains to her that when he dies, he will be like the stars: too far away to touch.
Too Far Away to Touch ebook
Author:
Catherine Stock,Leslea Newman
Category:
Growing Up & Facts of Life
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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (March 1, 1998)
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40 pages
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