Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents; co-parenting; two homes
Millie is eleven going on twelve, and facing her toughest problems yet as she struggles with changes to her family. Her father moves out of the house and faces a cancer diagnosis, and her mother moves on with a new boyfriend. To cope, Millie distracts herself by speaking to her twin brother, Billy (who died before he was born), and dreams of the day she can convince her family to get a puppy.
girls; families; cancer; family life; dogs
novel in verse
Lawrence, Katherine, "Stay" (2017). DIVerse Families. 1133.