On the night of her 17th birthday, her mother's new boyfriend leaves Raven broken and bleeding. Her mom blames her and kicks Raven out of the house on a frigid winter night. As Raven struggles with the aftermath of the ultimate betrayal, she finds solace in her imagination and a concerned teacher. She discovers that real change begins within.
Recognition for Empty Cup
Shortlisted for the Manitoba Book Awards, McNally Robinson Best Book for Young People, older category, 2015
Listed in Canadian Children's Book Centre's Best Books for Kids & Teens, Spring 2015 edition.
Read Empty Cup!
“Not an easy story but an important one. Compelling, powerful and engaging.”
~ Eric Walters, author of Power Play.
“. . . Sure to prompt reflection and provocative discussions on important issues.”
~ Allan Stratton, author of Leslie’s Journal.
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