(From the publisher):
In first grade, twins Alexis and Adam wrote down what they wanted to be when they grew up and put it in their teacherís time capsule. Now entering their senior year in high school, they are surprised to find out what they wrote: Alexis wanted to ďhelp peopleĒ and Adam wanted to be a fireman. But that was before Adam got sick and their family fell apart. Adamís leukemia is now in remission but, sadly, so is the twinsí family. Their mother and father are always workingónot only donít they have time for Alexis and Adam, they donít have time for each other. Alexis canít even convince them to take a weekend off for one last family vacation to Disney World.
No one is prepared when Adam gets sick again, but this time Alexis is not alone. Adamís illness reunites the family. And Alexis discovers that the time capsule predictions werenít so far off the mark.
Original title: Time Capsule
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Social Issues→ Illness, Death, And Dying