The cover has curled corners. Cynnie's the one Bill loves more than anyone. Fast Shipping in a Standard Poly Mailer! When her grandparents come by one afternoon to pick up her brother, Bill, and leave her behind, Cynnie loses it. My mom isn't an alcoholic, and I've always known that somebody loves me. Every time something with my dad happens, I always think about this book. And if there s one thing she knows for sure, it s that she ll never, ever sink as low as her mother.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. But when things start to fall apart, Cynnie needs a way to dull the pain. Bill has Down Syndrome, and Cynnie knows he loves her because her name is the only word he can say. The program works for her, but can it help her mom? A fall down, pass out alcoholic. Cynnie's the real mother in the house. At the same time, it was a little hard to read because she's just 13 years old! A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. They have to want to change.
She takes matters into her own hands. Hyde takes readers on a roller-coaster ride of emotions as Cynnie battles her mother, her grandparents, and her own personal demons. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Like I said, I was trying not to cry through the last half of the book! Please let me know if you require photos of the actual book and I will send them through to you. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. In thiws book the girl must overcome her dependence on alcohol and be able to not hold her mothers drinking against her. Even though she has vowed that she would never be like her mother, without Bill keeping her grounded she starts to drink as well.
Used - Good, Habituellement expédié sous 2-3 semaines, A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. This unflinching look at the power of addiction is the story of one girl s fall into darkness and the strength, trust, and forgiveness it takes to climb back out again. So it doesn't matter that her mom is drunk all the time. Usually ships within 1 - 2 business days, 100% Money Back Guarantee. Cynnie's got her own life. She has to take care of her little brother Bill, too.
Not normally my type of book unless the author hits it just right. The choices she makes, and their consequences, should provide great discussion for a mother-daughter book club with girls in middle school and older. Cynnie's the real mother in the house. More recently, Catherine travelled to and blogged from Nepal, including many photos of the people, places, and of course the Himalayan mountains she went to see. Book wrapped in bubble wrap. Please give between 2-5 week for delivery. After finishing the first 45 pages and realizing that it was only going to go downhill from there, descend into a 13 year-old girl's addictions that she learns from her alcoholic mother and a never-ending parade of boyfriends---and that she turns to substance abuse to deal with the increasingly intolerable pain and stupi Okay.
I definitely connected with Cynnie. From the outside, she looks and acts like many teens, while she hides her reality from friends and teachers. But when Cynnie's mom, Rita, asks her parents to come and take Bill, life starts to spiral out of control for Cynnie. This unflinching look at the power of addiction is the story of one girl's fall into darknessand the strength, trust, and forgiveness it takes to climb back out again. Our estimated delivery is between 5-14 working days however we ask you to allow up to 21, due to delays currently with Canadian post if you could allow a further 5 working days on top of this we would appreciate it. It may have a minor bump or bruise.
The Philadelphia Inquirer Cynnie can take care of herself and more importantly, she can take care of her little brother, Bill. Cynnie's the real mother in the house. The author of Pay It Forward turns her attention to alcoholism in this novel about a girl descending into addiction. This unflinching look at the power of addiction is the story of one girl's fall into darkness—and the strength, trust, and forgiveness it takes to climb back out again. Believable main character and not preachy or didactic at all.
Usually ships within 24 hours. So, this is a book about addiction and recovery. Cynnie's the real mother in the house. The Philadelphia Inquirer Cynnie can take care of herself? Reviews Gr 7-10-Cynnie's mother drowns her problems in alcohol and inappropriate men, leaving the 13-year-old to care for her 3-year-old brother, Bill. Even if her mother never does. The older I get the more I like young adult fiction. And if there s one thing she knows for sure, it s that she ll never, ever sink as low as her mother.
But to conquer all this, they have to want it for themselves. Cynnie s the real mother in the house. The corners of the book may be slightly curled. Since then , has been translated into twenty languages for publication in more than thirty countries, and was chosen among the Best Books for Young Adults in 2001 by the and continues to be among her most popular and requested works. Cynthia is 13 and rearing herself along with her special needs little brother because her mother is an alcoholic. Fine Book in Fine Dust Jacket. When a neighbor boy, Snake, offers to take her and Bill away from it all, Cynnie jumps at the chance.