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Orca Book Publishers, Oct 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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Haley and Lynn are best friends. When Lynn meets Chad, a player several years older, Haley feels left out. She tries to be happy for her friend, but when her mother's new boyfriend starts making unwanted advances, Haley finds she has no one to tell. Not wanting to upset her mother's happiness and finding that Lynn is drifting away, Haley has to face her tormentor alone and face up to some very hard truths.
 

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User Review  - satyridae - LibraryThing

Better than I anticipated, given that it's written by an actress- forgive me, Ms. Tilly, for thinking of Jewel when I picked up the book. This book is clearly a one-issue book, written on spec. It is ... Read full review

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User Review  - DMiller - Borders

“Get off!” I push at him hard, with both hands. The next thing I know, he’s pinned my hands over my head. I’m stunned how fast this guy can move. “It seems that we’ve fallen,” he says, like he’s ... Read full review

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Contents

Chapter One
1
Chapter Two
7
Chapter Three
11
Chapter Four
15
Chapter Five
22
Chapter Six
30
Chapter Seven
33
Chapter Eight
37
Chapter Ten
56
Chapter Eleven
63
Chapter Twelve
72
Chapter Thirteen
80
Chapter Fourteen
86
Chapter Fifteen
93
Chapter Sixteen
102
Chapter Seventeen
112

Chapter Nine
42

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About the author (2008)

Meg Tilly’s first YA novel, Porcupine, was released by Tundra in Sept 2007, and was shortlisted for a BC Book Prize, The Canadian Libraries Association Best Children’s Book 2008, and Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Award 2008. It also was an Ontario Library Top Ten Best Bets 2008. Tilly is a former actor whose films include The Big Chill and Agnes of God, for which she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Oscar. She lives in Vancouver, B.C with her family. Website: www.officialmegtilly.com

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