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What She Left Behind

Title

What She Left Behind

Authors

Tracy Bilen

Publisher

Simon Pulse

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9781442439511

Pages

237 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Sixteen-year-old Sara's mother goes missing before she and Sara can move to a new town to escape Sara's physically abusive father.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

HL610L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Family member death; Family violence; death of a brother; physical abuse; abusive father

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

fathers; missing persons; high school; friendship; fleeing abuse; suitcase; mystery; denial

Diversity Impact

direct

What She Left Behind


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