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M. Sindy Felinand#8217;s National Book Award finalist is in paperback for the first time. Karina has plenty to worry about on the last day of seventh grade: finding three Ds and a C on her report card again, getting laughed at by everyone again, being sent to the principaland#8212;again. But sheand#8217;s too busy dodging the fists of her stepfather and looking out for her sisters to deal with school. This is the story of a young girl coming of age amidst the violent waters that run just beneath the surface of suburbiaand#8212;a story that has the courage to ask: How far will you go to protect the ones you love?

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Touching Snow is a powerful debut novel about fourteen-year-old Karina's struggle to save her familyand herselffrom her abusive stepfather.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;M. Sindy Felinandlt;/Bandgt; was born in Brooklyn, New York to Hatian immigrants and grew up in suburban Rockland County. She was the first person in her extended family to have been born in the United States, and the first girl to attend college--she graduated from Wesleyan University in 1994. andlt;iandgt;Touching Snowandlt;/iandgt; is her first novel. Sindy lives just outside Washington, D.C

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442417359
Author:
Felin, M. Sindy
Publisher:
Atheneum Books
Subject:
Social Issues - Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
People & Places - Caribbean & Latin America
Subject:
Situations / Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Physical and Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c cvr (spcl fx: None)
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.88 in
Age Level:
from 12

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Children's » Reference » Family and Genealogy
Children's » Situations » Physical and Emotional Abuse
Young Adult » General

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