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Catherine Atkins Message Board 11/15/2010 4:33:10 PM
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Author Atkins's Book Reviews

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The fat girl, gay guy, cheerleader, jock-all in a class that is the alternative to expulsion from high school...think of this book as a modern day Breakfast Club, because it's all about people who think they have nothing in common discovering that (some of them, at least) can actually be friends, and really talk to each other. Susan Callaway, the self-described fat girl, is an engaging and interesting narrator who is struggling with her mother's death an...
When Jeff Comes Home
When Jeff Comes Home is the story of Jeff, who was 13 years old when he was kidnapped from a rest stop by a sexual predator named Ray, and 16 years old when Ray returned him to his family 2 and 1/2 years later. Jeff is emotionally devastated, and struggles to reconnect with his family and his old life. But it isn't easy to escape the memories of what his kidnapper did to him, memories that he refuses to speak or even think of....