Franklin in the Dark

Franklin in the Dark

Book - 1986
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Jill and Donna are cousins and lifelong best friends but could not be more different. Despite their contrasting characters, fiercely independent, dark, street-smart Jill and pretty, blond, alluring Donna are very close, attending college together in Ann Arbor and then moving to New York City after graduation. Ultimately veering onto different life paths, they both experience love, betrayal, friendship, pain, independence, and fear. Though their fates differ as widely as their personalities, both reflect the danger that sex poses for women during a time in which abortions are illegal: an affair could destroy a woman's life, and a chance encounter or a night of love could be a matter of life and death. Spanning 20 years and teeming with vivid characters, this poignant novel tells the powerful, unsentimental story of two young women coming of age in a time of enormous social upheaval.
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c1986
ISBN: 9780919964938
Branch Call Number: JP Bourg 05jv 01
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: Clark, Brenda


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Oct 30, 2018

This is a lovely story to show that you're not alone if you have a fear, and that there are ways you can be brace to conquer your fears.

Sep 14, 2017

My daughter loved this one. Beautiful pictures with lots of things to point at and name plus a good story about everyone being afraid of something and how to conquer it.

Mar 16, 2010

I love this story. It's well-written and has great illustrations. It reassures children that it's ok to be afraid of something. I also enjoyed this story on DVD.

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