"After the murder of her father in his Atlantic City 7-11 store, 15-year-old Davey Wexler, her mother and young brother go to stay in Los Alamos, New Mexico . . . The plot is strong, interesting and believable. The story though intense and complicated flows smoothly and easily. Blume has come of age".--VOYA. ALA Best Book for Young Adults; New York Times Outstanding Children's Books of the Year.
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After Davey's father is killed in a hold-up, she and her mother and younger brother visit relatives in New Mexico. Here Davey is befriended by a young man who helps her find the strength to carry on and conquer her fears. "This is a masterly novel."--Jean Fritz, The New York Times Book Review. Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.About the Author:
Judy Blume, one of America’s most popular authors, is the recipient of the 2004 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of beloved books for young people, including Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, and novels for adult readers, including Wifey, Smart Women, and Summer Sisters. Her work has been translated into twenty-eight languages, and she receives thousands of letters a month from readers of all ages who share their feelings and concerns with her.
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Book Description Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11002711080X