When Dad Killed Mom

by Julius Lester

Award-winning author Julius Lester tells a heartbreaking story about the devastating effects of domestic violence.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780152046989
  • ISBN-10: 0152046984
  • Pages: 216
  • Publication Date: 06/01/2003
  • Carton Quantity: 48

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    Jenna and Jeremy knew their parents' marriage was in trouble. But no one could have predicted what would come next. Now with Mom dead and Dad in jail, Jenna and Jeremy must re-create a family of their own. But each guards a secret that could send their fragile new lives into a tailspin.

    Newbery Honor winner Julius Lester paints a dramatic portrait of a family forced to confront the unimaginable.

    Reader's guide included.

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    "Unerring authenticity. . . . [The book] is spot on."--Chicago Tribune


    "A compelling story suffused with raw and honest emotion."--Kirkus Reviews