One day, her neighbor and friend, Nathan, saw something happen. Something between Angelyn and her stepfather. Then he told his grandmother, who was always looking out for Angelyn, and it turned into a mess. But Nathan didn’t know what he was talking about then, and he doesn’t know now.
Three years later, Angelyn is in high school and she thinks she’s getting along fine–but there’s a young teacher who wants to help her. He says she has potential she isn’t living up to. Nobody has ever cared this way about Angelyn, not since Nathan’s grandmother, anyway. But what does Mr. Rossi really want from her? And once Angelyn starts falling for him, does she really care?
Catherine Atkins is a teacher as well as a writer. She has taught in alternative education programs for the past ten years, working with students of all ages, from elementary level to adults. Most of her teaching experience, however, has… More about Catherine Atkins
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Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers Nov 08, 2011| 256 Pages| Young Adult| ISBN 9780375899898
Starred Review, The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, January 1, 2012: “Spare and taut… this will resonate with many readers, especially those many teens struggling with the implications of their own identity and sexuality.”