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Mcnamee was honored when hate you was chosen as the honor book in the fifteenth annual delacorte press contest for. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the childrens young adult book industry. Hate you is a compelling novel about alice silver, sixteenyear old poet, composer, and victim of abuse. See all 6 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Hate you by graham mcnamee taft charter high school library. Theres a bit of implied sex in hate you, though it is handled tastefully and amusingly. Written in the streamofconsciousness of a seventeenyearold girl, this awardwinning book describes how alice deals with everyday life as she struggles to overcome the emotional and physical effects of child abuse. Mcnamee, was an attorney and legal advisor to president grover clevelands cabinet, and his mother, anne, was a homemaker, who also sang in a church choir.
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