A young girl goes with her family on vacation, she reflects on a dead classmate, and her dog doesn't die but the book won a Newberry Honor anyway.
#59 on Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009
Some language, sexual discussions, and death
ALA. "Top 100 Banned/Challenged Books: 2000-2009." Retrieved on 17 Aug 01 from http://www.ala.org/advocacy/bbooks/top-100-bannedchallenged-books-2000-2009
Berman, Matt. "Olive's Ocean Book Review." Common Sense Media. Retrieved on 18 April 21 from https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-reviews/olives-ocean
Henkes, Kevin. Olive's Ocean. HarperCollins Children's Books. New York, 2003.
"Dances and Dames." Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/