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Publisher Comments:

The acclaimed author of TYRELL returns to PUSH with a striking novel about a mother and daughter who are only fourteen years apart, but need to learn to understand each other before it's too late.

Kendra's mom, Renee, had her when she was only 14 years old. Renee and her mom made a deal — Renee could get an education, and Kendra would live with her grandmother. But now Renee's out of grad school and Kendra's in high school ... and getting into some trouble herself. Kendra's grandmother lays down the law: It's time for Renee to take care of her daughter. Kendra wants this badly — even though Renee keeps disappointing her. Being a mother isn't easy, but being a daughter can be just as hard. Now it's up to Kendra and Renee to make it work.

Synopsis:

As she did in her debut novel "Tyrell," an "LA Times" Book-prize winner, Booth creates the vivid voice of a teen trying to find her place in the world, even though nothing (not family, not friendship, not sex, not love) is what she thought it would be.

About the Author

Coe Booth is a graduate of The New Schools Writing for Children MFA program, and a winner of the L.A. Times Book Prize for Young Adult Fiction. She is the author of Tyrell and Kendra, and was born and still lives in the Bronx.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439925365
Publisher:
Push
Subject:
Family - General
Author:
Booth, Coe
Subject:
Family problems
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20081001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in
Age Level:
from 14

Related Subjects

Children's » Reference » Family and Genealogy
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Adolescence
Young Adult » General

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"Synopsis" by , As she did in her debut novel "Tyrell," an "LA Times" Book-prize winner, Booth creates the vivid voice of a teen trying to find her place in the world, even though nothing (not family, not friendship, not sex, not love) is what she thought it would be.
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