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Suzie is a dark-eyed twelve-year-old who desperately needs to feel safe and worthy of love. Seeking only to be "good enough," she remains motionless and silent for hours on end, feeling the walls of her psychological prison pressing against her. Ultimately, Suzie finds herself in a mental hospital where she begins a long and fear-filled journey. To make sense of her world, Suzie must piece together a puzzle that involves seemingly unrelated clues--a broken bicycle, a torn picture, peacock feathers, and more--which together reveal a secret that is likely to change Suzie's life forever, and give her an opportunity to regain her voice and reclaim here spirit.

Book Details

Format: Trade Paperback
Price: 9.95 CAD / 9.95 USD
Published: 2007-08-01
ISBN: 9781590785331
Page Count: 176
Trim Size: 5-3/8 x 8-1/4
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"A riveting story that could serve well to help other children deal with a difficult family situation." --School Library Journal

* "Readers will find themselves cheering Suzie on as she progresses to regain her confidence and trust. The book gives a realistic look at depression, mental illness, and child abuse." --Book Report, starred review

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