“I feel like I might grow up to be somebody important.”
Junior lives on a reservation, where he gets beaten up and has been to too many funerals in his 14 years of life. But he wants something more, so he makes a leap and decides to transfer to a school full of rich white people. Will people accept him there or will his destiny remain the same?
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When Suzette (Little) returns home after being sent away for school, things have changed. With guilt for not being there for her brother Lionel (Lion) after his new diagnosis of Bipolar 2, and being nervous about confronting her bisexuality, she has to learn to come to terms with life as it now is.
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Mental health is something I really struggle with, and coincidentally this week has been quite a rough one for me. I wasn’t too sure what to post about MHAW as I’m fairly open all year round (especially on my twitter), until the idea popped into my head to post about some books I’ve read and appreciate that speak about mental health!
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