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Jasper's Road

by (author) Susan White

Publisher
Acorn Press
Initial publish date
May 2022
Category
General, General, Coming of Age
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781773660981
    Publish Date
    May 2022
    List Price
    $13.95

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Description

Jasper's Road is the follow up to Susan White's popular novels Ten Thousand Truths and Waiting for Still Water. Life on the Walton Lake Road changes for Jasper Williams when Jake Turner moves to the farm to be fostered by Rachel and Ryan. Jasper finds his confidence shaken and the very essence of who he believes himself to be and where he belongs, undermined. A near tragedy puts Jasper front and center making him a hero and local celebrity. What unfolds brings everyone closer to discovering what Amelia always knew. Place, family and love can give everyone the gift of belonging, when they need it the most.
"Dad, how come Amelia took me when she never took babies?"
"We all took you Jasper. Amelia usually only took older kids but I believe everything just fell into place and you ended up exactly where you were meant to be. The first time I laid eyes on you, I knew.
"You didn't freak out when you saw my messed-up mouth?"
"There was not a thing messed up about you Son. Well, your poop stunk but whose poop doesn't? You were perfect.

 

About the author

Sue White was born in New Brunswick and moved from one New Brunswick city to another. As a teenager her family moved to the Kingston Peninsula and she only left long enough to earn her BA and BEd at St. Thomas University in Fredericton. Settling on the peninsula, she and her husband raised four children and ran a small farm while she taught elementary school. Since retiring she is grateful to now have the time to work on her writing and the freedom to regularly visit her new granddaughter in Alberta. Her previous books include Ten Thousand Truths and The Year Mrs. Montague Cried, which won the Ann Connor Brimer Award. Visit her website at author-susan-white.blogspot.ca.

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