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The Lottery Rose by Irene Hunt focuses on the difficult life of a young boy faced with domestic abuse. After he is taken out of his abusive situation, he must heal himself with the help of new friends and people who care for him. He also learns how to forgive and not quickly judge others.
Georgie Burgess is a seven-year-old boy living in Tampa, FL. At school Georgie seems gruff, mean, and bullish. He talks back to teachers and gets into fights. Quickly the reader learns that Georgie is abused by his mother and stepfather. One day, while at the grocery store, Georgie is given a lottery ticket by Mrs. Sims, a clerk. Georgie feels as though he will definitely win. When the lottery drawing occurs, Georgie wins a rosebush. He is extremely excited by his prize. He runs home with his rosebush and is upset to see...
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