Detached

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Product Details

Price
$12.99  $11.95
Publisher
Dundurn Group
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.5 X 8.0 inches | 0.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781459734319
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About the Author

Christina Kilbourne is the author of Dear Jo, which won three reader's choice awards. Her writing has been translated into Spanish, Portuguese, Slovenian, and Ukrainian. Christina lives in Bracebridge.

Reviews

Detached is a brave book.--Canadian Materials
Told in alternating first-person perspectives that include Anna; her mother; and Anna's best friend, Aliya, this novel sheds light on mental illness.--VOYA Magazine
Addictive and powerful.--McNallyRobinson.com
Use this short but detailed book in a classroom or book club setting to start a candid discussion on depression as a mental illness.--Booklist
A convincing and affecting narrative about depression, stressing the fact that it is not the sufferer's fault.--Kirkus
Kilbourne's writing is strong; the novel is engaging, easy to read, and flawlessly alternates between the voices of three narrators ... [she] delivers a gritty story that highlights the importance of friendship and family bonds.--Quill and Quire
With professional help, Anna realizes that she has everything to live for. With Kilbourne's help, readers will have a better understanding of teen depression.--Resource Links
Thoughtfully addresses the topic of suicide through the story of Anna, a young artist who seems to have it all.--PW Online