Chatham's Body

“The change is coming.” It’s a mantra that’s been repeated as long as Elliot can remember, but the closer he gets to his 13th birthday, the worse it gets. His sisters, his grandma, his cousins — they’ve all been acting suspicious; talking about him when he’s not in the room, whispering secrets. Worse, no one will tell Elliot what exactly “The Change” is. All Elliot knows is that it’s bad: his voice is cracking, his arms feel too long for his body, and his chin looks like a slice of pepperoni pizza. Hours before midnight, Elliot waits for The Change to come, and with it, the worst possible scenario yet…

Chatham's Body by Kira Butler

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