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Darcy's mother is getting out of jail. Ten years ago she was convicted of throwing Darcy's baby sister off a fifth floor balcony. Kat survived, but Darcy has spent the last decade raising his sister, giving her the love and support she has been denied by an absent mother and an uncaring father. Now, with their mother about to be released, their father has decided he has had enough of parental responsibility and is determined to return the children to their mother's care. Darcy is horrified, and adamant that he will not subject his sister to the woman who once tried to murder her. Struggling to understand and control the anger and resentment that has consumed him, Darcy is forced to confront his feelings and engage with the outside world. With newfound friendships and the unflagging support of his teacher, Darcy is able to understand some of the pain of the past and accept that he cannot control everything. As he grudgingly re-establishes ties with the mother he thinks he hates, he is accused of a horrific act. It will take incredible strength--his own and others--to fight the charges, but he finds that truth is often an elusive concept and that trust--and love--are powerful allies.

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D'Arcy struggles with his mother's return from ten years in jail.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781551433127
Author:
Hrdlitschka, Shelley
Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers
Location:
Victoria, B.C.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Series Volume:
2003-08
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
7.04x4.32x.43 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
12-UP

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