Going Underground

Going Underground Cover

Going Underground

By Susan Vaught

Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books, Hardcover, 9781599906409, 336pp.

Publication Date: September 13, 2011

Description

Del is a good kid who's been caught in horrible circumstances. At seventeen, he's trying to put his life together after an incident in his past that made him a social outcast-and a felon. As a result, he can't get into college; the only job he can find is digging graves; and when he finally meets a girl he might fall in love with, there's a sea of complications that threatens to bring the world crashing down around him again. But what has Del done? In flashbacks to Del's fourteenth year, we slowly learn the truth: his girlfriend texted him a revealing photo of herself, a teacher confiscated his phone, and soon the police were involved.

Basing her story on real-life cases of teens in trouble with the law for texting explicit photos, Susan Vaught has created a moving portrait of an immensely likable character caught in a highly controversial legal scenario.



About the Author
Susan Vaught is the author of "My Big Fat Manifesto, Trigger, Exposed, " and other novels, as well as "Oathbreaker," which she coauthored with her son, JB Redmond. She is also a practicing psychologist. www.susanvaught.com

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