What Comes After
When her veterinarian father dies, sixteen-year-old Iris Wight must move from Maine to North Carolina where her Aunt Sue spends Iris's small inheritance while abusing her physically and emotionally, but the hardest to take is her mistreatment of the farm animals.
Family Relationships; Family Member Death; kinship care; family violence; death of a father; aunt raising niece; abusive aunt; abusive cousin; domestic abuse
Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award, 2013-2014
Georgia Peach Teen Readers' Choice Award, 2012-2013
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
child abuse; animals; inheritance; farm; jail; North Carolina; vegetarian
Watkins, Steve, "What Comes After" (2011). Diverse Families. 1109.