What Jamie Saw

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Boyds Mills Press, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 126 pages
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Jamie is devastatingly exposed to domestic violence when another member of his family tries to hurt his baby sister, and Jamie and his mother must protect themselves while coming to terms with what has happened. A Newbery Honor Book. Reissue.
 

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User Review  - fingerpost - LibraryThing

This Newbery Honor book didn't feel like a book for children or young adults. It felt like masterfully written short story for adults. The protagonist is a child, but I think the audience is adult. As ... Read full review

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User Review  - ghelmus - LibraryThing

Jamie sees his baby sister thrown across the room, and from then on, he and his family are living in fear. Jamie, his mother, and baby Nin head off to start again on their own. For the most part, the ... Read full review

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Contents

CHAPTER 1
7
CHAPTER 2
17
CHAPTER 3
31
CHAPTER 4
40
CHAPTER 5
49
CHAPTER 6
65
CHAPTER 7
74
CHAPTER 8
91
CHAPTER 9
103
CHAPTER 10
113
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About the author (2008)

Carolyn Coman is the author of What Jamie Saw, winner of a Newbery Honor, among other highly acclaimed novels. She lives in New Hampshire.

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