Can't Get There from Here

Product Number: EB00562872
Released: Sep 11, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781439107539
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Description

Her street name is Maybe She lives with a tribe of homeless teens-runaways and throwaways, kids who have no place to go other than the cold city streets, and no family except for one another. Abused, abandoned, and forgotten, they struggle against the cold, hunger, and constant danger. With the frigid winds of January comes a new girl: Tears, a twelve-year-old whose mother doesn't believe her stepfather abuses her. As the other kids start to disappear-victims of violence, addiction, and exposure-Maybe tries to help Tears get off the streets...if it's not already too late. Todd Strasser, author of the powerful and disturbing Give a Boy a Gun, again focuses on an important social issue as he tells a thought-provoking, heart-wrenching story of young lives lost to the streets, and of a society that has forgotten how to care.

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Author(s): Todd Strasser
Original Publish Date: May 11, 2010

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