Elizabeth Flock. Me & Emma. Mira Books, 2005.

Carrie Parker, the eight-year-old narrator of this novel, does not have an easy life. She and her sister Emma live in a poor family in Toast, N.C. Their father has recently passed away and their new stepfather is abusive to both girls, becoming especially violent when drunk. Carrie’s mother sees the problems, but can’t afford to leave, and the girls are left with seemingly nowhere else to turn.

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