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Learning to Swim: A Memoir

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Synopsis:

Six-year-old Annie's world is shattered when she is forced to carry a horrible secret: Under the pretense of reading to her, an older boy molests her, threatening her if she ever tells. Only when her mother pries out the secret is Annie released from her horror and isolation. Slowly she begins to heal, and before the summer is over, she even learns to swim.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439153096
Author:
Turner, Ann Warren
Publisher:
Scholastic Press
Author:
Turner, Ann
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Poetry
Subject:
Child sexual abuse
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Children's poetry, American
Subject:
Sexually abused children
Subject:
Social Situations - Sexual Abuse
Subject:
Children's
Subject:
Social Issues - Sexual Abuse
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no. 20
Publication Date:
20001001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in
Age Level:
12-17

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Learning to Swim: A Memoir
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Product details 128 pages Scholastic - English 9780439153096 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Six-year-old Annie's world is shattered when she is forced to carry a horrible secret: Under the pretense of reading to her, an older boy molests her, threatening her if she ever tells. Only when her mother pries out the secret is Annie released from her horror and isolation. Slowly she begins to heal, and before the summer is over, she even learns to swim.
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