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GLIMPSE by Carol Lynch Williams

Posted in reviewku: plunder, young adult fiction, reviewku: poetry (all)

BACK AND FORTH AND UP AND DOWN

Flashbacks, revolvers,

Sister spiraling down, down.

Diary found.  Hope.

 

Nitty Gritty:

Young Adult

Verse Novel – free verse

First person POV

Twelve tear old girl main character

Heavy use of flashbacks

Themes of depression, hopelessness, worry, despair

Painful truths and harsh realities simply stated in free verse form

Gritty realistic fiction