Jason's Why

By Beth Goobie,

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2014 Silver Birch Express Award nominee

Jason's mom says he is a problem, and puts him in a group home. Now Jason has to live with boys and grown-ups he doesn't know.

Jason thinks, Now I'm in a house that isn't my house. I watch their hands and feet. When…

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1 author picked Jason's Why as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

At last, a book about a kid whose anger is just as big as the anger of many kids I know, and whose transition into parent-requested foster care isn’t easy—but gets easier. Jason and his family are in trouble, and this straightforward novel opens a door that readers don’t often walk through, unless we’re opening that door in real life. This novel reflects real-life situations in a direct and caring story about what happens next. 

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