By: Annabel Pitcher
Location: FIC PIT
Genre:Youth Fiction- real stuff
Tess Turner learns that the man she thought was her dad isn’t her birth
father, she’s shocked into silence. Literally. As she looks into her
past, the truth about her real dad may uncover a lot of painful secrets.
But when you aren’t talking, it’s easier to keep them. This is a
fantastic contemporary coming-of-age novel about the definition of
family and identity. " Book Riot Community
might not always pay attention in Biology, but I am pretty certain that
two blue-eyed parents cannot produce a brown-eyed child.”
My name is Tess Turner - at least, that's what I've always been told.
have a voice but it isn't mine. It used to say things so I'd fit in, to
please my parents, to please my teachers. It used to tell the universe I
was something I wasn't. It lied.
It never occurred to me that
everyone else was lying too. But the words that really hurt weren't the
lies: it was six hundred and seventeen words of truth that turned my
world upside down.
Words scare me, the lies and the truth, so I decided to stop using them.
I am Pluto. Silent. Inaccessible. Billions of miles away from everything I thought I knew.
has never really felt she fitted in and after what she read that night
on her father's blog she knows for certain that she never will. How she
deals with her discovery makes an entirely riveting, heart-breaking
story told through Tess's eyes as she tries to find her place in the