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- DescriptionSeventh grader Kay Garber's happy home is made up of four generations of women: Great Gran Eula; Grandma Margie; Kay's mother, Karine; and Kay. But on the evening Grandma Margie tells her family she has a lump in her breast, Kay's world is changed forever. Struggling with issues of popularity in junior high school, trying to understand her too-perfect mother, dealing with her feelings about friends, and coming to terms with Grandma Margie's cancer diagsis and illness, Kay is awhirl with questions that have easy answers. But Kay is a survivor, and as she journeys through these difficult months she comes to a new understanding of the complexities and importance of faith and family. Told through forthright and perceptive poems in Kay's own voice, Loose Threads reverberates with emotion and depth and will leave reader untouched.
- Author BiographyLorie Ann Grover attended the University of Miami. After school she lived with her husband, David, in South Korea, where she spent most of her time painting and writing poetry. The Grovers have two daughters, Emily and Ellen, and live in Sumner, Washington. The author of Loose Threads, Lorie Ann was inspired to write On Pointe by her own experiences as a teenage member of the Miami Ballet Company.
- Author(s)Lorie Ann Grover
- PublisherSimon & Schuster
- Date of Publication03/05/2007
- SubjectChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight337 g
- Width127 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Edited byVipul R. Patel
- Contained items statementContains Book and Online resource
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition Statement2nd ed. 2012
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