From the book jacket: Sara is sixteen and pregnant.
Her once-devoted boyfriend seems to have disappeared, and her only option
seems to be an open adoption with George and Eva, an older couple desperate
for a child. But after the birth, it's clear Sara has a bond with the child
that Eva can't seem to duplicate. And when Sara can't let go, Eva and George
make a drastic decision with devastating consequences for all of them.
'A piercing spin on the theme of Romeo and Juliet. Leavitt makes this story refreshingly new. There are no villains here, just believable people trying to make the best of a difficult situation and - children and adults alike - growing up and growing wiser.' -- The Hartford Courant
'In this wrenching exploration of parent-child relationships, Leavitt captures the tensions and rhythms of family ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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