Debbie Winnekins Deutsch was born and raised in Northwest Illinois. Throw Away Sisters is her first YA novel. It was a finalist in the YA 2016 IAN Book of the Year Awards. She is affiliated with the SCBWI, In Print Professional Writers Organization, Chicago Writers Association, and the Independent Author Network.
THROW AWAY SISTERS
Throw Away Sisters Is the compelling tale of fifteen year old Cart and her eleven year old sister, Lucy. When the grown-ups in their lives fail them, their options become stay, and contend with the dangers of abuse, or run away. They now face the most unacceptable outcome imaginable , the threat of separation. Throw Away Sisters is a tale of longing, sacrifice, and ultimately, hope.