Timothy is on one year of house arrest. It didn’t matter that he stole the credit card to pay for his brother’s medicine. It only matters that he broke the law. Now he has one year of strict rules, a parole officer, and counselor visits. House Arrest is Timothy’s court ordered journal that chronicles that year and all it entails.
Told in Timothy’s honest and unique voice, this verse novel tells a story both heart-breaking and life-affirming. Timothy is a young teen faced with seemingly insurmountable problems, but through perseverance and truthful observations he changes his world and the people around him. A perfect, quick read for anyone who might be struggling with life.
Recommended ages--11 and up