May Day Mine

Hardcover
Publish Date: July 2016
Pages: 180
Price: $24.99
 

Details

Dimensions: 9 in. tall, 6 in. wide, 0.44 in. thick
Publisher: Harmonyvision
ISBN: 1635330483

Book Overview

Life in a small mining town can be like living in a fishbowl, where everyone knows everybody else's business. Fifteen-year-old Jodi's mother wants her father to quit his binge drinking and his dangerous job at the mine-even more so after a collapse leaves two miners dead and three trapped deep underground.

As tensions escalate both at home and around the town, Jodi seeks comfort with her friends but soon faces a double betrayal. Meanwhile, her ten-year-old brother Jake reacts by joining a gang of schoolyard bullies who engage in increasingly dangerous antics.

As Jodi struggles to gain autonomy over her life, she begins to discover the person she really is. But with everything around her spiraling out of control, it may not be the right time to let her family, friends, and ultimately the whole town know-no matter how much she wants to.

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