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A Taste of Daylight Social Sensitivity

Crystal Thrasher
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A Taste of Daylight invites the reader into the lives of the one-parent Robinson family. Many one-parent families today face similar struggles to house, feed, and clothe children and at the same time hold on to the important elements of life like love, honesty, loyalty, respect, independence, and selfdetermination.

Many children today go to empty homes after school as do Seely and Robert. Although Seely is seventeen and by today's standards, old enough to be at home alone and responsible enough to care for her younger brother, it was not the norm in the 1930s and 1940s. Parents still have the same fears, regrets, and uncertainties Seely's mom has. She wants to be home when her children come home from school, but she can't.

Many teen-agers are eager to get that "first job." For most, it is pocket money to be spent as they please. This...

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