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  • ISBN: 9781429965026 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1429965029 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (420 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2011.

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General Note: Includes "Reading group gold" discussion guide.
Includes excerpt from Home front.
Summary, etc.: After a string of foster homes and the death of her heroin-addict mother, Lexi Baill is taken in by a newly discovered great-aunt who lives a spartan life near Seattle. Lexi soon meets Mia and her loving twin brother, Zach. The friendship flourishes, and Mia's mother draws Lexi into the family circle. A slowly growing attraction between Zach and Lexi begins, but then Lexi, Mia, and Zach collectively make a bad decision that results in a tragedy with extreme repercussions.
Target Audience Note: HL 660 Lexile.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Stay-at-home mothers > Fiction.
Foster mothers > Fiction.
Biological children of foster parents > Fiction.
Foster children > Fiction.
Teenagers > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Motherhood > Fiction.
Seattle (Wash.) > Fiction.
Contemporary Women.
Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Electronic books.

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