I'll Meet You There
Henry Holt and Company, LLC
Skylar Evans, seventeen, yearns to escape Creek View by attending art school, but after her mother's job loss puts her dream at risk, a rekindled friendship with Josh, who joined the Marines to get away then lost a leg in Afghanistan, and her job at the Paradise motel lead her to appreciate her home town.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Single parent; Family member death; Poverty; Physical disability; Mental illness; Addiction; single mother; death of a parent; death of a father; financial hardship; impoverished family; acquired limb difference/amputation; post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); alcoholism;
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads Choice Award, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Goodreads Choice Award, 2010, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016 Fourteen and Up
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2015
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2016 Young Adult Fiction
love story; working girl; high school senior; art; collages; taking care of a parent; summer job; Afghanistan; returning from war; survivor's guilt
Demetrios, Heather, "I'll Meet You There" (2015). Diverse Families. 1525.