Jasper’s Road

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Jasper’s Road

  Author:   Susan White    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

Jasper’s Road is the follow up to Susan White’s popular novels Ten Thousand Truths and Waiting for Still Water. Life on the Walton Lake Road changes for Jasper Williams when Jake Turner moves to the farm to be fostered by Rachel and Ryan. Jasper finds his confidence shaken and the very essence of who he believes himself to be and where he belongs, undermined.

A near tragedy puts Jasper front and centre making him a hero and local celebrity. What unfolds brings everyone closer to discovering what Amelia always knew. Place, family and love can give everyone the gift of belonging, when they need it the most. “Dad, how come Amelia took me when she never took babies?” “We all took you Jasper. Amelia usually only took older kids but I believe everything just fell into place and you ended up exactly where you were meant to be. The first time I laid eyes on you, I knew. “You didn’t freak out when you saw my messed-up mouth?”
“There was not a thing messed up about you Son. Well, your poop stunk but whose poop doesn’t? You were perfect.

Details and Specs
ISBN:9781773660981
Item AC0204
PublisherAcorn Press
Published2022
Language Eng
Pages
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 5.5(in)
Weight200(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Susan White was born in New Brunswick and as a teenager her family moved to the Kingston Peninsula and she only left long enough to earn her BA and BEd at St. Thomas University in Fredericton. She and her husband raised four children and ran a small farm while she taught elementary school. Since retiring she is grateful to now have the time to work on her writing. She is the author of Waiting for Still Water, Maple Sugar Pie and four middle-grade novels, including the Ann Connor Brimer Award winning novel The Year Mrs. Montague Cried.

Reviews

    Review :CM Magazine
    "Jasper’s Road is not always an easy read, but it is a worthwhile one that highlights the fact that families do not have to be conventional to work." ~ Aileen Wortley Full review https://www.cmreviews.ca/node/3050