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In Scarborough, a low-income urban neighborhood, three kids struggle to rise above poverty, abuse, and a system that consistently fails them. The adults in their lives either rise to the occasion or fall by the wayside; together, they make up a troubled yet inspired community that refuses to be undone.

©2017 Catherine Hernandez (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

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  • Elora, Ontario, Canada
  • 07-21-18

Every teacher needs type read this

😁 such diversity and complexity in this tragic hopeful and sometimes funny book. I’ll be following Catherine Hernandez forever.

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Excellent

Found myself planning walks in that community to landmark those referenced in the story. Very moving story.