Sunday, April 19, 2009

Between Mom and Jo

Between Mom and Jo
by Julie Anne Peters
Language: English 
New York : Little, Brown, 2006.
232 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN: 0316067105; 9780316067102
Reading level: Young Adult
Protagonist: 14
Summary: Fourteen-year-old Nick has a three-legged dog named Lucky 2, some pet fish, and two mothers, whose relationship complicates his entire life as they face prejudice, work problems, alcoholism, cancer, and finally separation.
Reviews: Publishers Weekly, Booklist, School Library Journal, Voice of Youth Advocates, Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Horn Book

Awards: Lambda Literary Award 2007

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