Finding Grace
Finding Grace
Finding Grace
Alyssa Brugman
RACHEL HAS JUST graduated from high school and thinks she knows everything. Well, maybe not quite everything. Then she meets the mysterious Mr. Preston, who offers her a live-in job looking after Grace—a brain injured woman with a lovely house, grasping sisters, feral neighbors, and a box full of unfinished business. As Rachel tries to cope with the demands of her employment and the start of college, she’s also determined to fit together the pieces that were Grace’s former life. The more she finds out about the woman in her care, the more Rachel finds herself.Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards’ Shortlist for YA

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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FINDING GRACE is Alyssa Brugman's sophomore effort. In this thoughtful novel, a high school graduate becomes the caretaker for a woman who became brain damaged as an adult for reasons unknown . . . at first. As Rachel learns more about her charge Grace, she also learns more about herself. This novel is surprisingly poignant.

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