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Genre: Inspirational, Young Adult
Carlson takes a realistic look at the obstacles many teens endure growing up in dysfunctional families. This story showcases the resiliency, determination and strength of Maya's character.
Maya Stark wants to be
When Maya's mother steals her savings and gets arrested for cocaine possession, it seems that Maya's dreams will never come true. Will she ever find the peace and normalcy she seeks? (MULTNOMAH, Jul., 256 pp., $12.99)
Reviewed By: Chandra McNeil
Published: July 2008