Simon Pulse, Paperback, 9781442409774, 215pp.
Publication Date: March 8, 2011
But everything changes when Alva is caught giving her long-time crush an innocent first kiss. Beaten, scorned, and now facing a forced marriage to a violent, fifty-year old man, Alva suddenly realizes how much she has to lose--and how impossible it will be to escape.
"Real elements of the FLDS experience add contemporary authenticity. Readers may simply relish the peek over the wall into a lifestyle very different from their own." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, April 2010
"Accessible and compelling." –School Library Journal, April 1, 2010