The Opposite of Innocent
Lily has long had a crush on Luke, a friend of her parents who is more than twice her age. Now he's back from Africa and showing interest in "grown-up" Lily, which is flattering and exciting . . . at first. Told in verse. Author's note.
JLG Release: Dec 2018
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
School Library Journal, The Horn Book Magazine, Publishers Weekly
8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
Level 4.7; Points: 4;
Scholastic Reading CountsN/A
Potentially Sensitive Areas
Language: Mild Language, Violence: Sexual Assault/Rape, Sexual Content: Strong Sexual Content/Themes, Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco: Underage Use
Social and family issues, Physical and emotional abuse, Sexual abuse, Coming of age, Novels in verse,