El blanco: (Bull's Eye)

El blanco: (Bull's Eye)

by Sarah N. Harvey
     
 

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After Emily's aunt dies, Emily learns that everything she has always believed is a lie, and her world crumbles. Forced to face the fact that her mother is not who she thought she was, Emily tries to find the truth about her past and make sense of her future. Turning to graffiti and vandalism as a way to deal with her anger, she comes to realize that there is more to a… See more details below

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After Emily's aunt dies, Emily learns that everything she has always believed is a lie, and her world crumbles. Forced to face the fact that her mother is not who she thought she was, Emily tries to find the truth about her past and make sense of her future. Turning to graffiti and vandalism as a way to deal with her anger, she comes to realize that there is more to a family than shared DNA.

Editorial Reviews

Puget Sound Council for Reviewing Children's Media
"Written at a level accessible to most middle school students and is an excellent resource for ELL and struggling readers...Teens who enjoy reading books about abuse and acting out against parents will be drawn to this book."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781554694617
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Publication date:
05/01/2010
Series:
Orca Spanish Soundings Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
0 MB
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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En la fotografía, mi tía Donna está embarazada, muy embarazada. Mi madre no lo está. Miro a mi madre que llora en silencio con una mano sobre la boca. Llego al baño justo antes de vomitar el desayuno y el almuerzo, y antes de perder completamente la razón.

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