Better Late Than Never (Paperback)

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Gifted: Better Late Than Never by Marilyn Kaye

Goth girl Jenna Kelley has the ultimate tool to stage a teenage rebellion: she can read people's minds without even trying. When her alcoholic mother is hospitalized, a stranger shows up who says he's her long-lost dad and promises a better future. Too good to be true? Her gifted classmates think so, but Jenna is so determined to have a real parent around and a somewhat normal life that she might have lost her ability to listen.

About the Author

Marilyn Kaye lives in Paris, France. She taught children's and teen literature at St. John's University in New York and has written over 100 books for young readers, including the Gifted series.

Praise For…

School Library JournalKaye draws her readers in from the get-go, satisfying them in each book, but leaving them wanting more. Strong female characters take the lead in each title, but the author also brings in perspectives of the other “gifted” students throughout. Both selections are fast paced and entangling, giving them wide appeal, particularly for reluctant readers. Teens Read Too[Kaye] is working her usual magic by slowly giving readers a look at her cast of interesting characters.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780753463000
ISBN-10: 0753463008
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication Date: June 9th, 2009
Pages: 215
Language: English