Firefly

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Written by:  Philippa Dowding

ISBN: 9781770865983 
Price: $13.95
Format: Trade Paperback
Size: 5.375" x 8"

Ages: 9 to 12

Publication Date: February 6, 2021

 

BISAC:

JUV039140 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance

JUV039070 JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Homelessness & Poverty

JUV013000 JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General  

Synopsis:

 

Firefly lived in the park across from her mother’s home. It was safer there. But after the bad night happens, and her baseball-bat-wielding mother is taken away, social services sends Firefly to live with her Aunt Gayle. She hardly knows Gayle, but discovers that she owns a costume shop.

 

Yes, Firefly might be suffering from PTSD, but she can get used to taking baths, sleeping on a bed again, and wearing as many costumes as she can to school.

 

But where is “home”? What is “family”? Who is Firefly, for that matter … and which costume is the real one?

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