Goth girl Matt lives her life by simple rules: Stay under the radar, never go by Matilda (only Matt), and don?t let anyone get too close. But everything changes when she moves in with a peaceful Quaker family in Pennsylvania. As the country fights a war in the Middle East, Matt fights her own personal war, battling bullies of her past and present and fighting to stand up for her belief in peace. Then violence erupts in town, and Matt finds that she will need to fight even harder to save the family she is starting to love.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MeriJenBen - LibraryThing
Matt - short for Matilda - has spent years bouncing from one distant relative to the next. She expects her time with Sam and Matt to be more of the same. However, she is surprised to discover that her ... Read full review
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Foster child deals with both learning how to be in a Quaker family and how that can help her face the truths of her life. Read full review