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Call Me Hope
by Gretchen Olson


Overview - As 11-year-old Hope struggles to live under the pressures of her verbally abusive mother, she's tempted to run away but instead chooses resilience. She creates a secret safe haven and an innovative point system (giving herself points for every bad thing her mother says to her); finds comfort and inspiration from "Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl"; and gains a support team.  Read more...

 
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Overview
As 11-year-old Hope struggles to live under the pressures of her verbally abusive mother, she's tempted to run away but instead chooses resilience. She creates a secret safe haven and an innovative point system (giving herself points for every bad thing her mother says to her); finds comfort and inspiration from "Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl"; and gains a support team. Ultimately, Hope able to confront her mother about her hurtful words and help her begin to change. This is an engaging, satisfying novel, about an important and not widely-understood issue, that will touch and inspire readers.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780316012393
  • ISBN-10: 0316012394
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers
  • Publish Date: June 2008
  • Page Count: 272
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Physical & Emotional Abuse
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Family - Parents

 
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