What Momma Left Me
Reníe Watson (A)
List Price: $7.99 ( Paperback - Coming of Age / Loss / Family Support / Faith - 2013)
Description: Serenity knows she is good at keeping secrets, and she's got a whole lifetime's worth of them. Her mother is dead, her father is gone, and starting life over at her grandparents' house is strange. Luckily, certain things seem to hold promise: a new friend, a new church, a new school. But when her brother starts making poor choices, and her grandparents believe in a faith that Serenity isn't sure she understands, it is the power of love that will keep her sure of just who she is. Rení©e Watson shines as a new talent in this powerful and ultimately uplifting first novel. (240 pigs) Ages 10-14
Ashay says, "Thirteen year old Serenity struggles through her adolescent years with the loss of her mother. Life is different now for and her brother. But she has faith and is determined to make it as she draws love and support from her family and greater community as she seeks to make a new life for herself. Great story, girls will find this book a good read. Must have for the classroom and library!"
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.7 x 7.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces