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Angelfire

4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Fifteen-year-old Julie Windom is still reeling from the drive-by murder of her brother, Paul. Her new friends, Maria and Brenda, try to help her adjust to her new life with her foster family. When her foster parents, Helen and Eric Alexander, decide to take in Rocky, everything changes. Julie is sure that Rocky is a gang member and she suspects gangs were involved in Paul' ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 14th 2008 by iUniverse (first published May 1st 2008)
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Erin
Julie is a 15 year old teen who has been placed in foster care after her brother died and her mother chose alcohol and men over family. The loving home where Julie was placed also becomes the home for Roger (Rocky), a troubled teen who lost his father and is about to lose his mother.

The two teens who feel discarded and broken find salvation and love in each other, but what happens when dark secrets are revealed, masks are removed, and obsessions begin? Will Julie and Rocky survive the consequen
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Bonnie
In the interest of full disclosure -- this is the book I wrote. It's a novel based on a true story. A new foster teen comes to live in the same house as Julie Windom. What she learns about him will shock her and put her new family in danger. It won the California Reader Award in 2009.
Lisa
I thought it was a great book. Julia stood up for herself and finally told Rocky to leave her alone. It was a great read.
Lisa
I really loved this book. Julia is a strong person and I think she handled her situation really well.
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Bonnie Ferron has worked in school libraries for fifteen years, the last seven at the high school level. She has two grown children and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two cranky cats.
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