Sunday, October 09, 2005

Harrison, Mette Ivie. The monster in me.

Harrison, Mette Ivie. The monster in me. Holiday House, 2003 [0-82341713-1]
Natalie is sent to another foster home. She has frequent nightmares. There are two children in the foster home who don't get along and of course neither likes having Natalie around. These new foster parents try to keep things calm. Meanwhile the reader slowly finds out that Natalie's mom is still alive and is in a drug treatment center. One day the counselor shows up and tells Natalie that her mom wants to visit with her. Now that Natalie has finally found a family she fits in with, does she want to go back to her mom eventually? This 156 page book is full of problems and choices for Natalie.


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