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arsenal pulp press, May 22, 2017 - Fiction - 272 pages
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.

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Do you ever read the acknowledgements of a book because you love it so much and you don't want it to end? Because, yeah, I just did that. I think I cried in this book four separate times. The fact ... Read full review

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User Review  - tinkerbellkk - LibraryThing

This was a collection of very sad stories. The circumstances surrounding each of the families portrayed in the book was difficult to read given that there are many people living like this in the ... Read full review

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