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The word for yes

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At once honest and touching, Claire Needell's debut novel is a moving look at date rape and its aftermath, at the love and conflicts among sisters and friends, and how these relationships can hold us together--and tear us apart.

The gap between the Russell sisters--Jan, Erika, and Melanie--widens as each day passes. Then, at a party full of blurred lines and blurred memories, everything changes. Starting that night, where there should be words, there is only angry, scared silence.

And in the aftermath, Jan, Erika, and Melanie will have to work hard to reconnect and help one another heal.

The Word for Yes will inspire necessary conversation about a topical and important issue facing our society. The book includes a thoughtful author's note that provides resources for readers.

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subject_facet High school students -- Juvenile fiction, Sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display The word for yes
title_full The Word for Yes, The word for yes / Claire Needell
title_short The word for yes
topic_facet High school students, Romance, Sisters, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature