Juvie

CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: BN11585
Released: Mar 28, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781531888022
Narrator/s: Whitney Dykhouse
Publisher: Candlewick
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Description

Heart-wrenching and real, Juvie tells the story of two sisters grappling with accountability, sacrifice - and who will be there to help you after you take the fall. Sadie Windas has always been the responsible one -- she' s the star player on her AAU basketball team, gets good grades, dates a cute soccer player, and helps out at home. Not like her older sister, Carla, who hangs out with druggies and leaves her three-year-old daughter, Lulu, with AuntSadie while she parties and gets high. But when Sadie and Carla are caught up in a drug deal -- wrong place, wrong time -- it falls to Sadie to clean up the mess, confessing to a crime she didn' t commit to keep Carla out of jail and Lulu out of foster care. She' s supposed to get off with a slap on the wrist. Instead, she' s sentenced to six months in juvie. As life as Sadie knew it disappears beyond the bars of her cell, her anger -- at her ex-boyfriend, at Carla, and at herself -- fills the empty space left behind. Can Sadie forgive Carla for getting her mixed up in this mess? Can Carla straighten herself out and create a better life for Lulu -- and for all of them? Heart-wrenching and real, Juvie is the story of two sisters grappling with sacrifice, accountability -- and who' ll be there to help you up after you take the fall.

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