If the Garfish Dont Bite
by Alice Lunsford
Mary Alice struggles to navigate the world of adults around her. Although she lives in a town plagued by the KKK, she doesnt understand how there can be so much hatred in a persons heart. Surrounded by racial injustice, Mary Alice tries to make sense of it all and find her spot in a place run by adults who all seem to know more than she does. While working on those mysteries, she also struggles to shed light in a few dark corners of her own personal life.
However, as she grows up life seems to get more complicated. Secrets slowly began to reveal themselves, and Mary Alice must confront the underlying bigotry and violence that exists in her own hometown.
About the Author:
Born in Canada, Alice Lunsford grew up in the United States and excels in both writing and painting. During her career writing for television, she worked for 20th Century Fox after winning a nation-wide contest for comedy writers. She currently lives in California with her family.
(2017, Paperback, 248 pages)