THE STORY IS all true and happened to me and is mine. Tonyas mom, Al, is a terrific single mother who works as a dancer at the Kitty Kat Club. Twelve-year-old Tony is a budding artist, inspired by backstage life at the club. When some of his drawings end up in an art show and catch the attention of the social services agency, Al and Tony find themselves in the middle of a legal wrangle and a media circus. Is Al a responsible mother? Itas the case of the stripper vs. the state, and Al isnat giving Tony up without a fight. Once again Gary Paulsen proves why heas one of Americaas most-beloved writers. The Glass CafAc is a fresh and funny exploration of motherhood, art, and the wiles of storytellingaall told by Tony, in his own true voice. From the Hardcover edition.THE STORY IS all true and happened to me and is mine.
|Title||:||The Glass Cafe|
|Publisher||:||Laurel Leaf - 2007-12-18|