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Death Be Not Proud

by John Gunther  |  Grades 7-10

The father of a seventeen-year-old who died of a brain tumor describes his son's courage in the face of certain death.

Johnny Gunther was only seventeen years old when he died of a brain tumor. During the months of his illness, everyone near him was unforgettably impressed by his level-headed courage, his wit and quiet friendliness, and, above all, his unfaltering patience through times of despair. This deeply moving book is a father's memoir of a brave, intelligent, and spirited boy.

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