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Alicia Afterimage (2008)

Author: Delacre, Lulu Publisher: Lee and Low Books
Number of pages: 135 pages

On the evening of September 24, 2004, sixteen-year-old Alicia MarĂ­a Betancourt was killed in a car accident. Popular, happy, fun-loving Aliciadaughter, sister, and friend to so manygone in an instant. How would those left behind cope with such a sudden, devastating loss? Wrestling with grief, anger, mortality, and spirituality, Alicias loved ones struggle to create a lasting place in their hearts for someone who is no longer a physical presence. They share joyful and painful memories, and discover the resilient power of enduring friendship and love. In time, each person finds a way to heal while keeping Alicias vibrant spirit alive for those who knew her, and those who never will.

ISBN 13: 978-1600602429
Reading Level (grade): 4.8