Rosie and Skate
Wendy Lamb Books
New Jersey sisters Rosie, aged fifteen, and Skate, aged sixteen, cope differently with their father's alcoholism and incarceration, but manage to stay close to one another as they strive to lead normal lives and find hope for the future.
Family Relationships; Incarceration; Kinship care; father in prison; aunt raising nieces
Booklist Editors Choice: Books for Youth, 2009 Booklist Top 10 First Novels for Youth, 2009 Booklist Top 10 Romance Fiction for Youth, 2010
alcoholism; Jersey shore; relationships; introverted; extroverted
Bauman, Beth Ann, "Rosie and Skate" (2009). Diverse Families. 913.