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What I Leave Behind

McGhee, Alison, 1960- Book - 2018 Teen Fiction / McGhee, Alison, Teen Book / Fiction / General / McGhee, Alison 5 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 4.5 out of 5

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Call Number: Teen Fiction / McGhee, Alison, Teen Book / Fiction / General / McGhee, Alison
On Shelf At: Downtown Library, Malletts Creek Branch, Pittsfield Branch, Traverwood Branch, Westgate Branch

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"A Caitlyn Dlouhy Book."
Since his father's suicide, Will, sixteen, has mainly walked, worked at Dollar Only, and tried to replicate his father's cornbread recipe, but the rape of his childhood friend shakes things up.
Since his father's suicide, Will tries to overcome his own misery by secretly helping the people around him-- and trying to replicate his late father's famous cornbread recipe. When Will learns his friend Playa was raped at a party, he believes he could have stopped the worst from happening if he hadn't left early, he's determined do some good in the world. Will acts of kindness help Will push past his own trauma and truly begin to live his life again? Oh, and discover the truth about that cornbread.

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Great submitted by manz on June 5, 2018, 1:12pm A great book! Will is enjoyable, and I love the layout of the book. A quick read!

Really Special Book submitted by flemingj on June 28, 2018, 5:26pm lots of heart in a short book

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PUBLISHED
New York : Atheneum, 2018.
Year Published: 2018
Description: 202 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language: English
Format: Book

ISBN/STANDARD NUMBER
9781481476560
1481476572

SUBJECTS
Grief -- Fiction.
Stores (Retail) -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Rape -- Fiction.
Suicide -- Fiction.
Single-parent families -- Fiction.