This year’s most important and painful book is a series of poems for teens.
A nameless teenager lives with a violent father. Through
his thoughts and observations, we get up close with a
young boy and a family, constantly living in the shadow
of a simmering volcano. How does physical and mental
abuse affect a young mind? What does this young
person carry with him through life and in his encounters
with the wider world?
This is a little book about a large and difficult topic which
effects more people than we know. Some books can
change lives. Maybe even save them. This is one such