Corey’s Story: Her Family’s
[first published as My Dad’s Definitely Not a Drunk! (1992)]
Twelve-year-old Corey O'Dell is struggling with a family secret: Her dad drinks too much and has trouble holding a job. When Mr. O'Dell's alcohol abuse takes a turn for the worse, Corey and her mother discover a way to help that they never would have dreamed of.
"A realistic and sensitive portrayal of family dynamics in an alcoholic's home, this has characterizations that are especially well rounded." --School Library Journal
Awards and Honors
Benjamin Franklin Award Finalist
Young Hoosier Book Award nominee