Afterward: A Novel

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A tragic kidnapping leads to an unlikely friendship in this novel about finding light in the midst of darkness from the author of The Truth About Alice.

When Caroline's little brother is kidnapped, his subsequent rescue leads to the discovery of Ethan, a teenager who has been living with the kidnapper since he was a young child himself. In the aftermath, Caroline can't help but wonder what Ethan knows about everything that happened to her brother, who is not readjusting well to life at home. And although Ethan is desperate for a friend, he can't see Caroline without experiencing a resurgence of traumatic memories. But after the media circus surrounding the kidnappings departs from their small Texas town, both Caroline and Ethan find that they need a friend--and their best option just might be each other.

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About the author

Jennifer Mathieu is the author of Devoted and The Truth About Alice, the winner of the Children's Choice Book Awards' Teen Choice Debut Author Award. She teaches middle and high school English in Texas, where she lives in the Houston area with her husband and son.
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Publisher
Roaring Brook Press
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Published on
Sep 20, 2016
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781626722392
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Friendship
Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Physical & Emotional Abuse
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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