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With sensitivity and grace, New York Times bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby addresses a very real and serious issue in an inspiring tale of one familys mission to shed light into the darkest corner of their lives.On the outside, twelve-year-old Jillian Maxwell is the perfect child—astraight-A student, helpful and cooperative, never getting into trouble. She seems to have everything a girl could want: a big, beautiful new home, an adoring little sister, a mother who cares about her, and an attentive stepfather.

But inside, Jillian harbors a terrible secret.Too frightened to tell, convinced that her friends and loved ones, especially her mother, wont understand—and worse, will blame her—Jillian endures her pain in silence. When her dilemma only intensifies with time, the bright, hardworking girl turns sullen, becoming increasingly disinterested in her studies. But on theverge of losing everything, Jillian will discover she has more strength than she ever imagined . . . and the power to change her fate.

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Kimberla Lawson Roby is the New York Timesbestselling author of the acclaimed novels A Deep Dark Secret, The Best of Everything, One in a Million, Sin No More, Love and Lies, Changing Faces, The Best-Kept Secret, Too Much of a Good Thing, A Taste of Reality, It's a Thin Line, Casting the First Stone, Here and Now, and Behind Closed Doors. She lives with her husband in Illinois.

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ISBN:
9780061443107
Subtitle:
A Novel
Author:
Roby, Kimberla Lawson
Publisher:
William Morrow Paperbacks
Subject:
Contemporary Women
Subject:
Literature-Contemporary Women
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20101012
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8 x 5.3125 x 0.468468 in 5.92 oz

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