Author: Alison Lohans
New Edition: Your Nickel’s Worth Publishing, 2009
Original Publisher: Thistledown Press, 1997
1967: Shy 17-year-old Jan Carlson lives in Sierra Vista, California, a conservative farming town. The Viet Nam war rages. Friends’ brothers get drafted and the daily pledge of allegiance becomes a test of conscience.
1997: Thirty years later she’s living in Canada. Worried sick about her runaway daughter, Jan writes a long letter in a desperate attempt to reach out to her. She describes falling in love with brothers Tim and Rob, a tumultuous time when irrevocable choices are made.
Read a review in CM Magazine.
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Shortlisted for the CLA Young Adult Book Award, 1998
Shortlisted for the Saskatchewan Book of the Year Award, 1997, Children’s Literature Category
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Also available as an ebook for Kindle (US) and Kindle (Canada) and as a Kobo at the Kobo store.
2 thoughts on “Don’t Think Twice”
I love this book! One of my most favorites. I hope they make a movie about it. If no one does, then I will 😀
Ashley, thanks so much for your comment! This book is one of my favourites too, and it means a lot to hear that readers like you feel this way about it. It would be awesome to have a movie made of it!