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Jumping the Scratch


Author: Sarah  Weeks
Publisher: HarperCollins
Subject/Category: 4-7
Year Reviewed:: 2007
ISBN: 0060541091
Review: After moving with his mother to a trailer park to care for an injured aunt, eleven-year-old, Jamie Reardon struggles to cope with a deeply buried secret. Captures not only the quilt, shame, and pain of the abused boy but the point of view of a new student who is friendless, targeted and belittled by a teacher.

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