When Dad Killed Mom

When Dad Killed Mom

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Jenna and Jeremy knew their parents' marriage was in trouble. But no one could have predicted what would come next. Now with Mom dead and Dad in jail, Jenna and Jeremy must re-create a family of their own. But each guards a secret that could send their fragile new lives into a tailspin.
Newbery Honor winner Julius Lester paints a dramatic portrait of a family forced to confront the unimaginable.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 127 x 177.8 x 17.8mm | 204.12g
  • Boston, MA, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0152046984
  • 9780152046989
  • 1,530,646

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"Unerring authenticity. . . . [The book] is spot on."--Chicago Tribune
"A compelling story suffused with raw and honest emotion."--Kirkus Reviews
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969 ratings
3.61 out of 5 stars
5 25% (241)
4 32% (311)
3 28% (267)
2 11% (102)
1 5% (48)
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