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|| Every secret has a price.For most girls, sleepaway camp is great fun. But for Amy Becker, it's a nightmare. Amy, whose home life is in turmoil, is sent to Camp Takawanda for Girls for the first time as a teenager. Although Amy swears she hates her German-immigrant mother, who is unduly harsh with Amy's autistic younger brother, Amy is less than thrilled about going to camp. At Takawanda she is subjected to a humiliating "initiation" and relentless bullying by the ringleader of the senior campers. As she struggles to stop the mean girls from tormenting her, Amy becomes more confident. Then a cousin reveals dark secrets about Amy's mother's past, which sets in motion a tragic event that changes Amy and her family forever.Camp is a compelling coming-of-age novel about bullying, mothers and daughters, and the collateral damage of family secrets. It will resonate with a wide teenage readership. Camp will be a strong addition to school recommended reading and...
|Target Audience Note:
|| MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
4 ATOS Level
|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Sky Pony Press, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1442 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).