C. Lee McKenzie: Sliding on the Edge

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Sliding on the Edge is n emotional The Voice of Music: Conversations with Composers of Our Time: Conversations with Composers of Our Time and edgy story of one girl s journey to recovery Shawna is tough girl she has to be to survive some of America s roughest cities When her mom leaves her lone in Las Vegas with only hundred bucks to buy Walkers a bus ticketnd Away Running a phone number Shawna soon finds herself on Californian horse ranch living with grandmother she never knew existed Besides her problematic nger issues Warriors, Volume 4 and rough exterior Shawna turns to cutting herself when she can t handle the pressure ny longerWith the help of mistreated horse the truth Wole Soyinka: Life, Work And Criticism and some friends Shawna learns that hurting herself will not make the nger nd pain she feels go waySliding on the Edge s characters re very real Petroglyphs of Western Colorado and the Northern Ute Indian Reservation: As Interpreted by Clifford Duncan and you get to read two different perspectives Shawna snd Kay s I believe teens can relate nd learn from Shawna nd her grandmother Enamorada del abogado 1: No nos veremos nunca ms as they discover how toccept Enamorada del abogado 4: ¿Qué tal mi marido al vapor? and face their problemsOverall Sliding on the Edge is touching nd vivid message of pain sadness nd hope by debut Enamorada del abogado 4 author C Lee McKenzie Wether you re looking for something edgy or experiencing problems like Shawna this book is great for teensnd would be Nightlife a greatddition to Party Dress any YA library collection Hope to see from McKenzieC Lee McKenzie is native of California Harry Potter and has been university lecturer Law Inc. A Cassandra Marcella Mystery Life on Top anddministrator She has written Cicada Sing-Song and published various non fictionrticles edited university newspapers Psychological Subtleties 2 (Psychological Subtleties, and short stories Sliding on the Edge is her first novel for Young Adults Age Group YAges 14 Content Language sensuality Learning Curve and cutting Recommend Yes Courtesy of booksandliteratureforteensblogspotcom Shawna is tough sixteen year old Trei tigri trişti at least on the outside She is capable of surviving the streets of Las Vegasnd the busive boyfriends of her narcissistic mother When her mother flees town with her newest lover on the day the rent is. Alternate cover edition for ASIN B00DNJXC8CShawna Stone 16 can handle nything from How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them a Las Vegas hustle to skipping out on the rent Scarred insidend out she's survived with Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World a tough hardenedttitude Yet she's thrown when her mother Classic Lives: The Education of a Racehorse abandons her in Vegas with only bus ticket GI Joe Official Identification Price Guide: 1964-1999 and the namend number of stranger to call Now th.

Due Shawna wakes to bus ticket Information Infrastructure for Enterprise Coordination and Integration a 100 billnd Fifty Shades Trilogy Boxed Set (Fifty Shades, a note to go to her grandmothers in Central California There she will be where her mother can find her when she gets her life back together Having never met her grandmother Shawna reluctantly decides to take the trip Having been disappointedll her life Shawna has developed protective facade that pushes others way In Fairy Tales from Shakespeare (Classic Reprint) a similar way her grandmother Kaylso has Lord Malachi (Book 4) a habit of pushing peopleway The two leading characters in the story have sad memories that each must deal with But Shawna issues re deeper Having pushed everyone way she deals with her deep pain by giving into the Monster nd cutting herself with razor blade Shawna Fred Kabotie Hopi Indian Artist and Kay need the other Kay by taking care of Shawna isble to finally put Battlescars: A Rock Roll Romance aside the tragedies of her pasts Shawna with the help of her grandmother Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England andn old horse learns to trust The book is told from the point of view of both characters Kay nd Shawna I found myself deeply pained by the events of Shawna s past No child should ever have to deal with mother who used her daughter in her schemes to obtain what she wanted in life As we read the stories we learn the two had worked together 101 Things® to Do with a Cake Mix as petty criminals on the streets of Vegas Moving to Central California where she surprises her grandmother Shawna finds herself in strange new world This is the world of horse farms nd high schools where girls have sleep overs It takes lot of patience but by the end of the book Soul Thief (The Demon Trappers, after she realizes she doesn t want to go back to her mother thingsre looking up for Shawna I have often enjoyed the young Conversational Spanish Dialogues: Over 100 Spanish Conversations and Short Stories (Conversational Spanish Dual Language Books) (Volume 1) adult works especially the works of Gary Paulsennd Gary Schmidt However they write stories La socit sans mmoire : Propos dissidents sur la politique des archives en France about teenage boys Readingbout teenage girl in book written for girls is little different I was curious to learn what goes on in someo. Is troubled desperate teen finds herself on Northern California horse ranch with Kay Stone her steely youngish disillusioned grandmother who overwhelms Shawna with rules Leitfaden Geriatrie Pflege and daily barn chores Shawna will baffle Kay with her foul mouthednger nd shrugging indifference to everything except the maltreated horse on the ranch nex.

Ne s mind that causes them to cut themselves As book of fiction this is not handbook bout the practice nd how to stop it But I can see how one can come so jaded bout life that they resort to such drastic measures to battle the pain Ironically I read two books bout teenage girls last month The other which was lso very good was Anthony Doerr s All the Light We Cannot See which is Presenting Walter Dean Myers about French girl who is blind during the Nazi occupation Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House Cookbook: A Celebration of Traditional Southern Dishes that Made Miss Mary Bobo's an American Legend along with young soldier in Hitler s A Concubine for the Family army It too was good read Rodeo and I would recommend them both What timely topicTeen suicide is hurtling toward epidemic proportions in our society I Shaped by the West Wind: Nature and History in Georgian Bay applaud theuthor for opening up The Hunger for Ecstasy a conversationbout this very tough subject Shawna the 16 year old who must deal with this monster in her life is portrayed s tough hard edged girl who has had noone who really cared bout her in her life Her grandmother Kay has guilt she must deal with nd no idea how to handle or love The Corpse Washer a girl like Shawna Ms McKenzie kept these characters true to their character throughoutnd I loved the development of each one of them I did not like however the changes in point of view It jarred me Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry as I moved from one chapter tonother Shawna told her story in first person in her chapters Murciélago, Vol. 1 and Kay s story was in third person I had difficult time Grandad's Gifts adjusting to this style of storytelling I wanted the story to go on but it endednd I wasn t ready to say good bye to Shawna TWO FACE: TWO POLLYANNAS (K9 Book 3) and Kay Perhaps there is seuel to this book I really enjoyed this book Tangerine and was little sad to close the cover La sorcire and say good bye to Shawnand Kay I found the dual perspective between the grandma nd the granddaughter was insightful nd showed how the two characters were similar than notbut neither could see it It was their mutual love for horses that helps them bridge their gaps. T door But it's worse than even Kay suspects Shawna's driven to cut herself by that strange voice inside her head which Hippie Food: How Back-to-the-Landers, Longhairs, and Revolutionaries Changed the Way We Eat at times has been her only steady companion As this unlikely pair struggle to co exist will they overcome their inner suffering to build bridge to each other nd together find the strength to transcend the pa.

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I always have free gifts for visitors to my website so stop by Sign up and get your gift todayIn my other life the one before I began writing for teens and younger readers I was a teacher and administrator at California State University San Jose My field of Linguistics and Inter cultural Communication has carried me to a lot of places in the world to explore different cultures and la