Allegedly: A novel by Tiffany D. Jackson

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Allegedly: A novel by Tiffany D. Jackson

Title: Allegedly: a novel
By: Tiffany D. Jackson
Published: 2017
Call #: YA Fiction Jacks. T

“I’m innocent,” said every inmate in a correctional facility ever but Mary B. Addison is innocent well according to Mary she is innocent. The infamous Mary B. Addison was only 12 when she was convicted of murder. After spending time in a juvenile detention center, she is transferred to a group home where she endures verbal and physical abuse constantly having to defend herself from the other girls and the staff. Mary was tired of fighting and she didn’t want to go back to “baby jail” so ultimately she decided to accept her fate hoping to finish her time, successfully take the SAT, go to college and maybe live a better life with her secret boyfriend. However, her plans are derailed when she becomes pregnant and the thought of her unborn child becoming a ward of the state creates a determination in her she didn’t even know she had. Mary is determined to prove her innocence and obtain her happily ever after but is she truly innocent or is she a criminal mastermind?


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