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OLDER FICTION
Mather, Janice Lynn

Learning to Breathe

(3) YA Living in the shadow of her troubled mother's reputation, black Bahamian sixteen-year-old Indy is sent away to live with an aunt and uncle in Nassau. A victim of rape (description included) that resulted in pregnancy, Indy is left to fend for herself until she finds acceptance at a yoga-retreat center. Readers will cheer as Indy learns to catch her breath and finds her voice in this powerful, mature coming-of-age novel.

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