A Step Toward Falling
When their inaction during an attack on a disabled girl earns them community service at a center for people with disabilities, Emily and Lucas bond while trying to make up for their mistake, and wonder if they can make it right with the girl who suffered because of them.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Separation; Kinship care; Physical disability; Developmental disability; Illness; separated parents; grandparents raising grandchildren; low vision; Down syndrome; adult with a developmental disability; heart attack
female teenager; adult female
mother and grandmother
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2015
play; acting; rape; trauma; community service; relationships; love; rules; football; jobs; activism
McGovern, Cammie, "A Step Toward Falling" (2015). Diverse Families. 1699.