A Monster Call by Patrick Ness
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10 Books Everyone Should Read Before Leaving School
10. A Monster Call by Patrick Ness
This one is really bleak, but sometimes you need that to feel better, ya know? This book tells the story of Connor, a 13-year-old boy, who gets nightly visits from a nightmarish monster, as his mother battles the terminal stages of cancer. This book is all about dealing with grief and getting through the bad bits and it's just full of essential life wisdom, ya know?