Falling Through The Cracks is the lates of Lesley Choyce's young adult novels presenting realistic characters confronting difficult contemporary decisions. It's a no-holds-barred story about two kids forced to make the best of a bad situation.
The odds are stacked against Melanie and Trent, who are trying to stay in high school while holding down part-time jobs to survive. Falling through the cracks of the social support system, they must learn to rely on each other if they're going to make it.
"Choyce has a feeling for the young and dispossessed, for the terrible angst of adolescence and the rituals of rebellion."