When Dad Killed Mom

by Julius Lester

On Sale: 06/01/2003

When Dad Killed Mom

by Julius Lester

On Sale: 06/01/2003

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About the Book

Jenna and Jeremy knew their parents' marriage was in trouble. But no one could have predicted what would come next. Now with Mom dead and Dad in jail, Jenna and Jeremy must re-create a family of their own. But each guards a secret that could send their fragile new lives into a tailspin.
Newbery Honor winner Julius Lester paints a dramatic portrait of a family forced to confront the unimaginable.
Reader's guide included.

Critical Praise

"Unerring authenticity. . . . [The book] is spot on."--Chicago Tribune

"Gripping."--VOYA

"A compelling story suffused with raw and honest emotion."--Kirkus Reviews

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780152046989
  • ISBN 10: 0152046984
  • Imprint: Clarion Books
  • On Sale: 06/01/2003
  • Pages: 216
  • List Price:17.50 CAD
  • BISAC1 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Violence
  • BISAC2 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Death & Dying
  • BISAC3 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / Parents
  • BISAC4 : YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)

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