55th out of 118 books — 21 voters
Rina's Family Secret (Roosevelt High School #4)
When an abusive situation at home reaches a crisis point, young Rina takes matters into her own hands.
Paperback, 152 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Arte Publico Press
(first published January 1st 1998)
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i think rina's family secret was a good book. i liked how it was based on something that actually happens to kids and teens, as well as adults. rina went through a lot her mom did too. sadly they all had to suffer, well get hurt, and not feel safe by one person. who was the husband and the father, he hurt the mom, and by hurting her it her his own kids. the kids had to go through a lot from seeing the violence to visiting there mom at the hospital and all over again, until mom said no more. it w...more
i like this because its interesting and cause i like books that have violence and like i feel her because i sometimes u feel her feeling and how sad she feels to see her mom get abused by a guy that doesn't even care for her his kids....that sad to have a step dad that abuses her mom and sometimes that doesn't even say "hi honey how are you" ...he does not do that he just like to get home and hurt his wife like if she did something wrong to him that fast