When his mother goes out to party one Saturday night and doesn't come back, seven-year-old Ishmael Hood is taken in by his estranged uncle Henry and Henry's live-in boyfriend, Sam. As this unlikely trio begins to build a new life together, they encounter both support and hostility in the small Mississippi town where they live. Seems like just about everybody has an opinion on the matter-and they're not shy about expressing it.
While this blossoming little family finds its feet, outside forces-and ghosts from the past-threaten to tear it apart. Henry, still trying to deal with the tragic death of his parents, finds himself hard-pressed to open his heart to this needy child.
Just as a little shine begins to come back into their lives, Ishmael's mother returns, and their world is thrown into chaos.
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|Size: ||555 KB|
|Publisher: ||Dreamspinner Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781634763738 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|