Winner of the Edgar Award! Careful planning and constant control is Claudine's protection. Order is her weapon. She's long buried her own needs and dreams to cover for her alcoholic mom. But when Mom suddenly disappeares another alcoholic binge?'seventeen-year-old Claudine finds herself all alone, and a much darker reality emerges from beneath years of angry denial and enabling behavior. And as the truth comes closer to the surface, Claudine must dig for the answers she's always worked so hard to cover up.
This book has been graded for interest at 12+ years.
There are 198 pages in this book. This book was published 2008 by Puffin Books .