On the path to reconciliation

Sandra Hayes-Gardiner’s (l.) memoir recounts her upbringing in a racially divided town in Manitoba and her journey from ignorance to understanding the impact of systemic racism.” FULL STORY

Melinda Di Lorenzo

December 19th, 2023

In a world where every dollar matters, seventeen-year-old Hannah Dresher faces the fallout of her alcoholic mom’s actions. When her brother, Seth, disappears with the overdue rent money, Hannah worries about her family being evicted or falling into the hands of social services. Melinda Di Lorenzo’s latest Young Adult novel for ages 12+, Normal Kids (Orca $10.95) narrates the story of Hannah’s quest to rescue her family. In her search, she crosses paths with charming Eli, who offers to help her. Can Hannah overcome her pride to allow Eli to come to the rescue, or will she go it alone, risking everything? 9781459838574

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