Timothy is a good kid who did a bad thing. Now he's under house arrest for a whole year. He has to check in weekly with a probation officer and a therapist, keep a journal, and stay out of trouble. But when he must take drastic measures to help his struggling family, staying out of trouble proves more difficult than Timothy ever thought it would be. Touching, funny, and always original, House Arrest is a novel in verse about a good boy's hard-won path to redemption.
|Publisher:||Chronicle Books LLC|
|Product dimensions:||5.75(w) x 8.25(h) x 1.00(d)|
|Age Range:||10 - 14 Years|
About the Author
K.A. Holt is the author of Rhyme Schemer, along with several other books for young people. She lives in Austin, Texas.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
12yo Timothy is sentenced to a year of house arrest after stealing a wallet to buy meds for his ill infant brother. His counselor makes him keep a journal. This novel in verse follows a year in the life of this caring and angry boy who despite his dad abandoning them is surrounded by a loving community. I read this in one sitting. I love this book!I It was accessible and I was complete engrossed, wanting all good things for Timothy.