Following My Own Footsteps by Mary Downing Hahn

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In this companion story to the award-winning "Stepping on the Cracks," tough-talking Gordy Smith comes to grips with the fear that he'll turn out no better than his abusive father.
 

About Mary Downing Hahn

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Mary Downing Hahn, a former children's librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories, including Deep and Dark and Dangerous and The Old Willis Place. An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland, with her two cats, Oscar and Rufus.
 
Published August 16, 1996 by Clarion Books. 197 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Children's Books. Fiction

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For as long as he can remember, Gordy and the other members of his family have been routinely beaten bloody by his alcoholic father.

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As World War II rages in Europe, there are battles closer to home for sixth-grader Gordy, even after his physically and verbally abusive, alcoholic father is put behind bars. Gordy knows his family is

Jul 29 1996 | Read Full Review of Following My Own Footsteps

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As World War II rages in Europe, there are battles closer to home for sixth-grader Gordy, even after his physically and verbally abusive, alcoholic father is put behind bars. Gordy knows his family is

Jul 29 1996 | Read Full Review of Following My Own Footsteps

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