Forged by fire (Z)
Source:Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Volume 1st, New York, p.151 (1997)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3554 .R24 F67 1997
Keywords:Afro-Americans--Fiction, Brothers and sisters--Fiction, Child abuse--Fiction, Coretta Scott King Award, 1998, Stepfamilies--Fiction
Summary: Teenage Gerald, who has spent years protecting his fragile half-sister from their abusive father, faces the prospect of one final confrontation before the problem can be solved.
Lexile measure 780; ; ages 12-18; book level 4.7; general fiction