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Author Watkins, Steve, 1954-

Title Great Falls / Steve Watkins.

Imprint Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Fiction  RE F Watkins    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed. 2016.
Description 245 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Indexed In: School Library Journal, February 2016
Publisher's Weekly, January 2016
Kirkus Starred, February 2016
Horn Book, October 2016
Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), February 2016
Summary "Shane has always worshiped his big brother, Jeremy. But three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan have taken their toll, and the easy-go-lucky brother Shane knew has been replaced by a surly drunk who carries his loaded 9mm with him everywhere and lives in the basement because he can't face life with his wife and two small children. When Jeremy shows up after Shane's football game and offers to take him to the family cabin overnight, Shane goes along--both to get away from a humiliation on the field and to keep an eye on Jeremy, who's AWOL from his job at Quantico and seems to have a shorter fuse than ever. But as the camping trip turns into a days-long canoe trip down the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, Shane realizes he's in way over his head--and has no idea how to persuade Jeremy to return home and get the help he needs before it's too late"
Audience Young Adult Follett School Solutions.
850 Lexile.
Subject Brothers -- Fiction.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Veterans -- Fiction.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Psychological fiction.
ISBN 9780763671556

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