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Quebe Merritt Bradford In the Absence of My Father
- Juvenile Fiction
- 49 Words
- No Age Recommendation
Grief. Grit. Gangs. Guts. Grace. The past two years have been life-altering for teenagers Chocolate and Mariner. Their mother died in a terrible accident, leaving the boys’ father in shock and their anguished aunt to care for them. Grief-stricken, Chocolate fails miserably in school and Mariner brushes off his pain with comedy. From the bittersweet memories of basketball games with his mother to the pressures from gangs, grown bullies, and an unrelenting aunt, Chocolate has to decide his fate. Mariner watches his brother spiral into trouble, and he must decide if he will speak up or cover up. Each decision must be made quickly…with or without their parents. [more]