THE BLACK SUNSHINE OF GOODY
Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre,
IL 5-8, RL 6.5
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Stevie Walters -- short, geeky and troubled. He and his mother are
an emotional mess since his father was killed by a drunk driver.
Socially isolated at school, Stevie is just a walking tragedy. Now
meet Goody Pryne -- big, loud mouth and smart. But she also tends
to be a bully. Her home life is not much better than Stevie's but
instead of turning inward, Goody becomes the center of attention.
At one point, Goody punches Stevie so hard that she sends him to the hospital!
Is there any way that these two can become friends and help each other?
It seems unlikely.
Friendship -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
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