The White Horse

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Atheneum Book for Young Readers, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 157 pages
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Heroin addiction has been a constant presence in sixteen-year-old Raina's life. But what Raina refers to as a pet, or white horse, has turned her life, first with her abusive addict mother, and later with Raina's junkie boyfriend, into a bleak existence with little stability. This is Raina's story, told through her personal writings, and her caring teacher's first-person accounts.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A bitter, middle-aged teacher and a harshly used teenage mother reach out to each other in this mean-streets story from Grant (Mary Wolf, 1995, etc.). Margaret Johnson teaches at a city school ... Read full review


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Cynthia D. Grant is the award-winning author of "Mary Wolf" and T"he White Horse" She lives in the mountains outside Cloverdale, California.

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