When Dad Killed Mom

When Dad Killed Mom

By:  Julius Lester

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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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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152046989

  • ISBN-10: 0152046984

  • Pages: 216

  • Price: $13.95

  • Publication Date: 06/01/2003

  • Carton Quantity: 48

  • Age(s): 12,13,14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 7-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 780L

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Julius Lester

JULIUS LESTER is the author of more than twenty books for young readers. He writes and teaches in western Massachusetts.
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  • reviews

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

    "Gripping."--VOYA

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

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152046989

  • ISBN-10: 0152046984

  • Pages: 216

  • Price: $13.95

  • Publication Date: 06/01/2003

  • Carton Quantity: 48

  • Age(s): 12,13,14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 7-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 780L

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