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Dessen, Sarah.

Lock and key / Sarah Dessen. - New York, N.Y. : Speak, c2009. - 422, 15 p. ; 22 cm.

Includes excerpt from author's Along for the ride.

When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

9780142414729 (pbk.)


Abandoned children--Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology)--Fiction.
Child abuse--Fiction.
Emotional problems--Fiction.
Interpersonal relations--Fiction.

Young adult fiction.