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Sarah, a teen with a port-wine stain and body image issues, is abducted, and must find a way to rescue herself.

“Powerful. I raced through it, wanting to know if Sarah would find a way to escape both her captor and her self-doubts. A real nail-biter!“
- April Henry, NY Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

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Kendra must face her past and stop hurting herself--before it's too late.

Awards: #1 in the Top 10 ALA Quick Picks, ALA's Rainbow List, a Governor General Literary Award Finalist, Staff Pick for Teaching Tolerance.

Yes, it's my own arm on the cover of SCARS.

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Caitlyn, a telepath in a world where having any paranormal power at all can kill her, must decide between saving herself or saving the world.

Awards: A finalist for the Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy, and the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award.

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Kate sees visions of the future--but only when she has an asthma attack. When she "sees" her sister being beaten, and a schoolmate killing herself, Kate must trigger more attacks--but that could kill her.

Awards: 2013 Gold Winner, Wise Bear Digital Awards, YA Paranormal category.

STAINED book cover

Sarah, a teen with a port-wine stain and body image issues, is abducted, and must find a way to rescue herself.

“Powerful. I raced through it, wanting to know if Sarah would find a way to escape both her captor and her self-doubts. A real nail-biter!“
- April Henry, NY Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Was Supposed to Die

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No Fixed Address

Review

No Fixed Address
by Maureen Bayless
Scholastic Canada,(1997)
ISBN-10: 0590123785
ISBN-13: 9780590123785

My rating:



Fourteen-year-old Sabie and her mother have always been close. Her mother has taught her to be independant, to question rules, and to distrust Social Services. Sabie's never gone to a real school, and rarely lived in a house; instead, she and her mother have lived in various rooms and even on the street. Sabie knows she'll have to be independant and street tough, because her mother is dying of cancer, and her father, who divorced her mother years ago, wants nothing to do with her.

When her mother dies, Sabice tries to cope alone on the street. She meets an old woman, and for a while they become like family to each other—family Sabie desperately wants—until the woman is wounded in a fire, and Sabie is on her own again, painfully alone. Sabie comes under the care of the Social Services—and then finds out that her father has been searching for her for years, trying to gain custody of her—and he wants her to live with him and his new family. But Sabie must draw on stregth and courage to learn to trust again.

Sensitive and powerful, this is a gripping story about loneliness, friendship, forgiveness, and courage. A great read.


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