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Who Owns Kelly Paddik
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Who Owns Kelly Paddik
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Kelly Paddik is locked up. Sent to a secure facility because she is a "danger to herself," Kelly wants only to escape. But her painful past continues to haunt her until she is forced to face up to the most painful memory of all. A searing look at one girl's struggle for self respect.
Kelly Paddik is locked up. Sent to a secure facility because she is a "danger to herself," Kelly wants only to escape. But her painful past continues to haunt her until she is forced to face up to the most painful memory of all. A searing look at one girl's struggle for self respect.
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    4.0
  • Lexile:
    580
  • Interest Level:
    UG
  • Text Difficulty:
    2 - 3

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About the Author-
  • Beth Goobie grew up in a family in which the appearance of a normal childhood hid many secrets. She moved away to attend university, became a youth residential treatment worker and studied creative writing at the University of Alberta. She is the award-winning author of over twenty novels, including The Pain Eater, The Lottery, the CLA Award-winning Before Wings, and the adult novel The First Principles of Dreaming. Beth makes her home in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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  • School Library Journal

    November 1, 2003
    Gr 7 Up-Kelly Paddik, 15, has run from everybody since her father sexually abused her and her mother stood by and let it happen. It is only when she meets Chris at the Marymound School for Girls, a detention home, that she begins to realize she is running from herself, and that her father is still controlling her life even though he is dead and can no longer hurt her. Goobie's use of imagery and true-to-life characters will capture the hearts of readers who will root for Kelly to make her life all that it can be. Even though this book is geared toward reluctant readers, most teens will appreciate this grim but satisfying read.-Susan Geye, Crowley Ninth Grade Campus, TX

    Copyright 2003 School Library Journal, LLC Used with permission.

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