Stealing Heaven

Stealing Heaven Cover

Stealing Heaven

By Elizabeth Scott

Harper Teen, Paperback, 9780061122828, 307pp.

Publication Date: June 23, 2009

Description

My name is Danielle. I'm eighteen. I've been stealing things for as long as I can remember.

Dani has been trained as a thief by the best there is her mother. They never stay in one place long enough for Dani to have real connections, real friends a real life.

But in the town of Heaven, everything changes. Suddenly, Dani must question where her loyalties lie: with the life she's always known or the one she's always wanted.



Praise For Stealing Heaven

“With characters ranging from the insincerely charming to the charmingly sincere, Stealing Heaven just may steal your heart.”
-A. M. Jenkins, author of Damage

“Scott tells a surprising story…Dani is a brave teen who can and does shape a strong future for herself. ”
-Booklist

“The fast-paced, conversational first-person narration makes for good escapist entertainment.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Dani, with her witty dialogue, gives a new perspective full of hope to YAs who feel trapped between family and friends.”
-KLIATT

“This blend of old–fashioned love story with lively contemporary details will satisfy readers fond of a solid summer romance.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“Deceptively touching…the twist of a family of thieves gives the story originality.”
-School Library Journal