It has been a year since Jane Arrowood was attacked by a shark and lost her right arm. She is ready to move on with her life and try to live like any normal senior girl. But is it really possible when you are still struggling to accept a new future and still working through recovery?
Jane can’t decide between being a nurse or an artist. She has always wanted to be an artist; it has been her lifelong dream. But after spending so much time in the hospital recovering and then working as a volunteer she has mixed emotions; wanting to be a nurse also.
Now she is a senior and wants more than anything to go to prom but who is going to want to take a one armed girl? Who would even want her for a girlfriend?
Knowing she might want to go to college to be a nurse Jane realizes she will need to bring up her grades in science and ends up being tutored by Max, the heartthrob from Shark Girl.
In this sequel to Shark Girl Jane finds herself trying to find closure to her accident and finding the way that is right for her to move with her life. Finding those answers is harder than she imagined but with the help of family and friends she feels like maybe it can be done.
341 pages Ages 12 and up
Editor's Note: Additional keywords: neuroma, prosthetics, amputee, interpersonal relationships
Recommended by: Joleen Waltman, Librarian, Idaho USA