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12-year-old Elena Barrios' father has AIDS, a new disease in 1991 with a 100% fatality rate. Rather than face certain ridicule and ostracism, Elena tells her friends anything but the truth, fabricating stories about her father being a writer and researcher. But the reality is that Elena resents her father’s illness and can’t face the fact that he is dying.

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Paperback, 240 pages
Published October 16th 2015 by Skyrocket Press
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The book is about a 12-year-old girl who is dealing with an ailing father. She and he family are relocated to the unfamiliar city where she meets new friends. She is faced with adversity and moral dilemma over the course of the year she spends in the city. She is conflicted with dealing with reality and hiding in her imagination and lies. Her new-found relationships help her through dealing with her father’s sickness and struggles at school with bullying. It’s a wonderful story of how kindness a ...more
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