The Art of Breaking Things by Laura SibsonGr. 9-12  Skye is a talented artist who can’t wait to attend art school after graduation. In the meantime, she loves making art, getting stoned, and partying with her friends. When Skye’s mother’s ex-boyfriend, Dan, a sleazeball in academic clothing, comes back into her world, Skye doesn’t know what to do. Dan is demanding and critical, and his presence chafes against the damage he inflicted on Skye when she was 12. As a result, Skye feels the need to abandon her scholarship and shield her 12-year-old sister. Facing the truth she’s suppressed since that night while camping, Skye is empowered and sheds the guilt she’s carried for years. [Read More]