Dime

E. R. Frank (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$12.99
Publisher
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
May 31, 2016
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.6 X 8.2 X 0.6 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781481431613

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About the Author

E.R. Frank is the author of America, Friction, Wrecked, and Dime. Her first novel, Life Is Funny, won the Teen People Book Club NEXT Award for YA Fiction and was also a top-ten ALA 2001 Quick Pick. In addition to being writer, E.R. Frank is also a clinical social worker and psychotherapist. She works with adults and adolescents and specializes in trauma.

Reviews

"a tremendously affecting novel"--Kirkus Reviews "March 2015 "
* "will linger with readers"--Publisher's Weekly - Starred Review "March 2015 "
* "An important work that should be an essential part of library collections"--School Library Journal - Starred Review "March 2015 "
* "gritty, graphic, and shatteringly painful to read...a masterfully told, unforgettable tale of what hope looks like in desperate
circumstances, and of the struggle to find power in one's voice."--Booklist - Starred Review "April 15, 2015 "
"Riveting, eye-opening and poignant, Dime is an unnervingly real portrait of life on the streets. It's a world where pimps use charm, cunning and violence to exert gradual - then total - control over vulnerable girls. Until Dime, a girl nearly broken by her situation, somehow finds an exit. If not for herself, at least before it's too late for someone even more defenseless than she is. Unforgettable."--Patricia McCormick, Author of Never Fall Down