Between Mom and Jo
by Julie Anne Peters
New York : Little, Brown, 2006.
232 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN: 0316067105; 9780316067102
Reading level: Young Adult
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