Author(s): Tiffany D Jackson

Young Adult Fiction

Orange Is the New Black meets Walter Dean Myer s Monster in this gritty, twisty, and haunting debut by Tiffany D. Jackson about a girl convicted of murder seeking the truth while surviving life in a group home.Mary B. Addison killed a baby. Allegedly. She didn t say much in that first interview with detectives, and the media filled in the only blanks that mattered: a white baby had died while under the care of a churchgoing black woman and her nine-year-old daughter. The public convicted Mary and the jury made it official. But did she do it? There wasn t a point to setting the record straight before, but now she s got Ted and their unborn child to think about. When the state threatens to take her baby, Mary s fate now lies in the hands of the one person she distrusts the most: her Momma. No one knows the real Momma. But does anyone know the real Mary?"


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Seen through Jackson s dark portrait of the legal system and the failures of parents and social workers, Mary s environments are as grim as the stories that play out in them; readers fascinated by procedural dramas will be thoroughly hooked. --Booklist"

General Fields

  • : 9780062668653
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • : HarperCollins
  • : January 2017
  • : United States
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback / softback
  • : International ed.
  • : English
  • : FIC
  • : Teen - Grade 10-12, Age 15-18
  • : Tiffany D Jackson