On her family's farm in the Deep South, 14-year-old Sarah Jane clashes with her mother. At every turn, Momma crushes her daughter's dreams. Worst of all, Michael Hutchinson's warm brown eyes witness her humiliation.
©2012 Sheila Odom Hollinghead (P)2015 Sheila Odom Hollinghead
Sarah Jane must find a way to survive the abuse, for her young brother's sake as well as her own.
When Michael offers her hope, will she have the strength to stand against Momma's unreasonable demands? If Sarah Jane will only learn to lean, refuge is waiting...in the shadow of the cedar.
A RONE Finalist