Davey's had to grow up fast in order to get away -- away from his family, who loves him, but doesn't know how to take care of him. The only constant in his life has been his sister, Joanne, who's fed him, protected him, and taken care of him. Now Jo, still a teenager, has a baby herself, and it's Davey's turn to take care of someone.
Gritty, gripping, unflinchingly honest, Gypsy Davey is the extraordinary story of a boy determined to break the cycle of neglect and despair that has shaped his own life, and his ultimate triumph as he comes of age.
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GYPSY DAVEYUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Slow-witted, 12-year-old Davey lived with his neglectful and sometimes abusive mother, Lois, and his older sister, Joanne, until Joanne moved out at 17 to get married. She was pregnant at the time ... Read full review