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EVER SINCE HER brother Marks accidental death, 15-year-old Lindsey has become the good girlgood daughter, good friend, good student. She places everyones needs before her own. Secretly, though, shes frustrated by her familys silence about Mark; she wishes she had the nerve to tell off one of her so-called best friends, a queen bee who wants the new boy at school for herself; and she longs to ditch obligations that prevent her from starring in the school musical. But instead of speaking her mind, Lindsey does something else . . . she starts to stealand immediately wonders how good she really is.

All the pressure to be what others expect fuels Lindseys impulse to take things. Each time the risk becomes greater, and each time she thinks shell be caught. Wants to be caught. And then, finally, she is. . . .

Synopsis:

Ever since her brother's accidental death, 15-year-old Lindsey has become the good girl, placing everyone's needs before her own. Secretly, though, she's frustrated. But instead of speaking her mind, Lindsey starts to steal--and immediately wonders how good she really is.

About the Author

Kerry Cohen Hoffmann has worked as a psychotherapist, specializing in teen girls, and as a teacher of writing and literature. Her previous young adult novel is Easy (Simon & Schuster), an ALA–YALSA Quick Pick and finalist for the Oregon Book Award. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385736442
Publisher:
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Family problems
Author:
Hoffmann, Kerry Cohen
Subject:
High schools
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Stealing
Publication Date:
20081014
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.54x5.60x.73 in. .68 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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Product details 176 pages Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers - English 9780385736442 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Ever since her brother's accidental death, 15-year-old Lindsey has become the good girl, placing everyone's needs before her own. Secretly, though, she's frustrated. But instead of speaking her mind, Lindsey starts to steal--and immediately wonders how good she really is.
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