By: Kathryn Erskine
Devon- He is Caitlin's older brother. He was killed in a school shooting.
Caitlin's dad- He lives with Caitlin. He loves his daughter. He is Caitlin's only parent.
Mrs. Brook- She is Caitlin's guidance counselor at school. She helps Caitlin with feelings, emotions, making friends, and a lot of other stuff she doesn't understand, because of her Aspergers' syndrome.
1) In hopes that we may all understand each other better. (Dedication to book)
2) And I hear the next name. Devon. Joseph. Smith.
My Heart that has been pounding this whole time suddenly seems to stop.
I hear Dad swallow. (Page 227)
3) Her brother was the family member who really listened to her, tried to understand, and taught her helpful behavioral skills. Unfortunately, he is killed in a school shooting, and now, but for her school counselor, she is on her own. (Page 234)
Mockingbird By: Kathryn Erskine is dedicated to the shooting at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, Virginia on April 16, 2007.
The book cover.
Kathryn Erskine is the author of the book.