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Nov 08, 2007
| ISBN 9781440678530
| Young Adult
Nov 08, 2007 | ISBN 9781440678530 | Young Adult
Frances can forgive. She can even forget. But she can never escape her past. . . .In this compelling psychological thriller from the acclaimed author of Teach Me, Frances Robinson has the perfect life: loving adoptive parents, a great best friend, and a cute new boyfriend. But Frances has a secret.Once upon a time she wasn’t Frances Robinson. She was Shine, and she lived with her three sisters and her birth mother, Afton Jelks, far out in the country. But the loneliness overtook Afton’s fragile mind, and one day she smothered her daughters, one after another. Only Frances escaped.Now Afton is out of prison. And she wants to finish what she started. . . .
R.A. Nelson lives in Madison, Alabama. Teach Me was awarded the Dona Vaughn SCBWI Work-in-Progress grant.
“Nelson’s incandescent writing…transfixes the reader.” -Kirkus Reviews
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