Born Blue (Paperback)

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Leshaya is a survivor. Rescued from the brink of death, this child of a heroin addict has seen it all: revolving foster homes, physical abuse, an unwanted pregnancy. Now, as her tumultuous childhood is coming to an end, she is determined to make a life for herself by doing the only thing that makes her feel whole . . . singing.
Han Nolan pulls no punches in this hard-hitting story of a girl at the bottom who dreams of nothing but the top.

About the Author


HAN NOLAN is the author of several books, including Dancing on the Edge which won the National Book Award and Send Me Down a Miracle, a National Book Award finalist. She lives with her husband on the East Coast.

Praise For…


star "Raw, rough, and riveting . . . The writing is superb; like the blues, it bores through the soul. . . . Readers will be absorbed in this intimate and painful voyage."--School Library Journal (starred review)

"Absolutely riveting . . . Leshaya captivates with her strength and determination."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)



Product Details
ISBN: 9780152046972
ISBN-10: 0152046976
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: May 1st, 2003
Pages: 308
Language: English