Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 0
- Grade: p to 12
- Reading age: 0
Audrey O'Hearn has crafted an unforgettable story about a teenager becoming a man in this book for young adults.
Matt's girlfriend is having his baby and plans to give it up for adoption. And that seems like the best thing for everyone. Matt has dropped out of school, and he can't seem to find a job. His mom has moved to California, and his friends seem to have forgotten all about him. But then Luke is born, and Matt sees his newborn son, and suddenly things are very different…
About the author
Audrey O'Hearn was the author four young adult novels, each featuring teenage boys as the main characters. The titles are The Two of Them and Me, Me and Luke, Rob Loves Stell, and Future Thaw.
This book is an excellent look at the growth of an adolescent...the book's real strength lies in its depiction of Matt's love for his son and his struggle to do what he believes is best for Luke. The story reads like an adventure, quickly capturing and then maintaining our interest.
Child and Family Magazine