Smile for the Camera
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- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers |
- 400 pages |
- ISBN 9781442406254 |
- November 2010 |
- Grades 9 and up
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He’s in my room. I know because I can smell his cigarette breath. I pull my leg under the covers and pretend that I’m asleep. Whenever I do that, I always make sure I move around a little. My brother Bob taught me that. He says sleeping people roll around, fakers don’t. I always listen to Bob. He’s my big brother.
I hear the whir and click of my fan as it moves from side to side on my nightstand. Every time it passes by, it pushes my father’s air at me. I can feel him on my skin. I’m glad my windows are open.
I open my eyes just a tiny bit. I peek out. I see him. He’s standing really close...see more
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