Gold Medal Winner
Young Adult Social Issues—
Readers' Favorite International Contest
First Place Pencraft Award in Young Adult Fiction
No Fences in Alaska
A troubled teen flees to her Grandpa in Alaska to start a new life even as his fades
Blueink Starred Review: "All told, readers will find No Fences in Alaska impossible to put down."
5 Star Foreword Review: "A love letter to family relationships and Alaskan life, No Fences in Alaska is a gratifying young adult novel."
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The War Blog
Crystal Rose, a 17-year-old high school junior, and her younger brother were abandoned by their drug-addicted mother fifteen years ago in an Alaskan Native village, an event which Crystal resented for years. However, when she learns that her mother was raped in high school, Crystal declares war against a society which reduces girls to their looks, forcing them to feel worthless without the approval of guys.
While living in a small Alaskan town, she starts The War Blog website, along with her best friend and crush Kato—a brilliant Native boy—attacking everything promoting female objectification and offering ways to fight back, all supplemented by her original songs. Crystal rises from nothing in the wilds of Alaska to become a champion for change, risking her life against men who would force her to keep silent. She faces her parents’ abusive past and fights for a better world.