Maybe I Will (Paperback)

By Laurie Gray

Luminis Books, Inc., 9781935462705, 206pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2013

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Description

It's not about sex. It's about how one secret act of violence changes everything-how best friends can desert you when you need them most, how nobody understands. It's about the drinking and stealing and lying and wondering who you can trust. It's about parents and teachers, police officers and counselors-all the people who are supposed to help you, but who may not even believe you. It's about how suddenly all of your hopes and dreams can vanish, and you can find yourself all alone, with nothing and no one. Your only choice is to end it all or to start overand all you can think is Maybe I Will. ___________________________ Author Laurie Gray presents a compelling picture of the realities of sexual assault in Maybe I Will, drawing on her years of experience as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, dealing with crimes against children. The twist in the story is that we never know for sure if the victim is a boy or a girl, and we realize that it doesn't matter, because it's not about sex.


About the Author

Laurie Gray is the founder of Socratic Parenting LLC and an adjunct professor of criminal sciences at Indiana Tech University. She is the author of the young adult novels "Just Myrto "and "Summer Sanctuary," which won a Moonbeam Gold Medal for excellence in young adult fiction and was named a 2011 Indiana Best Book Finalist. She is also the author of the parenting title "A Simple Guide to Socratic Parenting." She lives in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
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