Janie ...Leshaya ...whatever she's called, she's a survivor.Rescued from the brink of death, this child of a heroin addict has seen it all: revolving foster homes, physical abuse, an unwanted pregnancy.Now, as her tumultuous childhood is coming to an end, she is determined not only to survive but to make a life for herself by doing the only thing that makes her feel whole ...singing.
Born Blue is the hard-hitting story of a girl who searches for love and security despite the roadblocks in her way-a gritty story that inspires understanding, tolerance, and compassion.National Book Award winner Han Nolan introduces a heroine unlike any before.A girl with the voice of a woman.A woman with the dreams of a little girl.Readers will never forget Leshaya.
A portion of the sales from this book will be donated to the Monarch High School Project in San Diego, California.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 10 / 2001