Baygirl

Baygirl

eBook - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
With a father who is a drunk and a passive mother, Kit has enough trouble dealing with her life without having to move to a bigger city when her father loses his job, but a boy she meets there named Elliot helps her adapt to the new place.

Orca Book Publishers
It's always "beer o'clock" at Kit's house.
When Kit's alcoholic fisherman father loses his job, the family is forced to leave the Newfoundland outport they call home.
Growing up in a picturesque Newfoundland fishing village should be idyllic for sixteen-year-old Kit Ryan, but living with an alcoholic father makes Kit's day-to-day life unpredictable and almost intolerable. When the 1992 cod moratorium forces her father out of a job, the tension between Kit and her father grows. Forced to leave their rural community, the family moves to the city, where they live with Uncle Iggy, a widower with problems of his own. Immediately pegged as a "baygirl," Kit struggles to fit in, but longstanding trust issues threaten to hold her back when a boy named Elliot expresses an interest in her.
Growing up in a picturesque Newfoundland fishing village should be idyllic for sixteen-year-old Kit Ryan, but living with an alcoholic father makes Kit's day-to-day life unpredictable and almost intolerable. When the 1992 cod moratorium forces her father out of a job, the tension between Kit and her father grows. Forced to leave their rural community, the family moves to the city, where they live with Uncle Iggy, a widower with problems of his own. Immediately pegged as a "baygirl," Kit struggles to fit in, but longstanding trust issues threaten to hold her back when a boy named Elliot expresses an interest in her.

Publisher: Victoria : Orca Book Publishers, 2013
ISBN: 9781459802759
9781459802766
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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