Canary

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Pub. Date:
2013.
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In this debut novel, a high school girl faces the pain, shame, and uncertainty that come with sexual abuse. With the passing of her mother, Kate Franklin's life unravels at the seams as she loses the only emotional mooring in her family. Her dad shuts down completely, and her brother enlists in the army. Things start looking better when her dad is hired to coach at Beacon Prep, home of one of the best basketball teams in the state. In a blog of prose and poetry, Kate chronicles her new world--dating a basketball player, being caught up in a world of idolatry and entitlement, and discovering the perks the inner circle enjoys. Then Kate's fragile life shatters once again when one of her boyfriend's teammates assaults her at a party. Although she knows she should speak out, her dad's vehemently against it and so, like a canary sent into a mine to test toxicity levels and protect miners, Kate alone breathes the poisonous secrets to protect her dad and the team. The once welcoming community has betrayed Kate, her family is disintegrating, and she's on her own to grapple with whether to stay quiet or speak out and expose a town's hero and destroy her father's career.
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9781605425870
9781605426143
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subject_facet Acquaintance rape victims -- Fiction
Bildungsromans
Children of single parents -- Fiction
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction
Secrecy -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction
Young adult fiction
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topic_facet Acquaintance rape victims
Bildungsromans
Children of single parents
Fathers and daughters
Psychological aspects
Secrecy
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature
Young adult fiction