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Alva Jane has never questioned her parents, never questioned her faith, never questioned her future. She is content with the strict rules that define her life in Pineridge, the walled community where she lives with her father, his seven wives, and her twenty-eight siblings. This is the only world Alva has ever known, and she has never thought to challenge it. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;But everything changes when Alva is caught giving her long-time crush an innocent first kiss. Beaten, scorned, and now facing a forced marriage to a violent, fifty-year old man, Alva suddenly realizes how much she has to lose--and how impossible it will be to escape.

About the Author

Michele Dominguez Greene is the author of andlt;iandgt;Keep Sweetandlt;/iandgt; andandnbsp;andlt;iandgt;Chasing the Jaguarandlt;/iandgt;. Sheandnbsp;is active in numerous writing and literacy workshops with inner city kids throughout Southern California, and speaks regularly at conferences around the country. She has published articles in the andlt;iandgt;Los Angeles Times Magazineandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Animal Wellness Magazine,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Cuerpo Magazineandlt;/iandgt;, andandnbsp;has had a long-standing, successful career as an actress, appearing in television, film, and theater. She lives in Los Angeles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442409774
Author:
Greene, Michele Dominguez
Publisher:
Simon Pulse
Subject:
Religious - Christian - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Dating & Sex
Subject:
Social Issues - Runaways
Subject:
Religious - Christian
Subject:
Children s Religion-Christianity
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr, matte lam
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 14

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