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Book Trailer for CRAZY by Linda Vigen Phillips

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Crazy is a compelling YA novel in verse about mental illness by debut author Linda Vigen Phillips.
Hear the author read an excerpt: http://youtu.be/7qn_65OQ5Lw

Laura is a typical fifteen-year-old growing up in the 1960s, navigating her way through classes, friendships, and even a new romance. But she's carrying around a secret: her mother is suffering from a mental illness. No one in Laura's family will talk about her mother's past hospitalizations or increasingly erratic behavior, and Laura is confused and frightened. Laura finds some refuge in art, but when her mother suffers a breakdown after taking painting back up again herself, even art ceases to provide much comfort.

Eloquent and compelling, this powerful novel-in-verse tackles complex themes in a way that will have readers rooting for Laura to find the courage to get the answers she needs.


Video Credits
Laura: Kylie Groot
Mother: Laura Bardolph Hubers
Production, Camera, and Editing: Ahna Ziegler
Original Score and Production Assistance: Jacob Thielman

Special thanks to Matt & Laura Hubers for use of their home and to Rachael Terpstra for providing the costume. Show less
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