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“The Last Good Place of Lily Odilon”

Last Good Place of Lily Odilon by Sara Beitia   Eighteen-year-old Lily Odilon has been in trouble before. When Albert Morales meets her, there are plenty of rumors swirling around her–she had been a party girl, but isn’t anymore; she … Continue reading

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Tough Teen Topics: “Such a Pretty Girl”

Such a Pretty Girl by Laura Wiess    Fifteen-year-old Meredith (“Chirp”) is coming undone because her father, who sexually molested and raped her when she was twelve, is coming home from prison. It’s clear from the outset of Such a Pretty … Continue reading

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