I Carried You HomeBook - 2016
A single mother of two teenage boys locks herself away in grief over one son's death in a car accident in which she was the driver, refusing to see her remaining son, Ashe. Eventually, she leaves her bedroom and takes Ashe on a harrowing journey through Death Valley where he learns about her troubled past and, in the process, tries to come to terms with her. This a confident and haunting novel told from the point of view of a fourteen-year-old boy, a voice that engages us powerfully and compels us to find out how he can possibly come to terms with his terrible loss, his bereaved mother, and make sense of his own conflicted world.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Patrick Crean Editions, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, ©2016.
Characteristics: 241 pages ;,23 cm.