Praise for A WORK OF ART

[Starred Review] “Maysonet’s … prose is unflinching as it illuminates one girl’s traumatic experience with deeply felt compassion and brutal honesty, inviting readers into a very dark place that nonetheless has edges gilded with resilience and hope. An important book about endings, beginnings and the choice to move on.” —Kirkus Reviews (KirkusReviews.com)   “Beautifully drawn, convincingly flawed characters create a world in which Tera’s own childhood slowly moves from remembered happiness to dark understanding. This debut novel skillfully explores the consequences of self-deception, relationships, and the lengths we go to please the people we love.” —Booklist (BookListOnline.com)   “…Maysonet’s novel...
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Resources for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

To obtain help for a victim of child sexual abuse: Stop It Now Helps protect children from sexual abuse through help services, prevention advocacy and education, and technical assistance and training. StopItNow.org Help Line: 1-888-PREVENT RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) The largest anti-sexual violence organization in the U.S.; created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline Online.Rainn.org 1-800-656-HOPE National Child Abuse Hotline A 24/7 hotline dedicated to the prevention of child abuse 1-800-4-A-CHILD ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: International Domestic Violence Resource Guide Phone numbers and helpful information for victims of domestic abuse in a variety of countries National Children’s Alliance...
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