Hitchcock, Shannon

One True Way

(3) 4-6 In 1977 North Carolina, two middle-school girls fall in love. Allie is mourning her brother's death and her parents' divorce; Sam struggles under her parents' conservative Christian values. Through Allie's narration, Hitchcock shows the pain that arises when loving someone means you aren't accepted by your family and your community. The moving story contains wise, empathetic characters as well as many funny moments.


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