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The Other Mother

By Matthew Green

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As in Matthew Green's beloved MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND, Matthew writes a character with a foot in two worlds - child and adult - who has a unique voice and is able to reveal truths about family love, friendship, anger, the expectations of a child, and exactly who our mothers are.

The one he loves most, is the one he knows least

Thirteen-year-old Michael Perkins is dealing with a lot. His father's sudden death; his mother's new husband, Glenn, who he loathes; his two younger siblings, who he looks after more and more now his mother works extra shifts.

And then one day, Michael wakes up and his mother is gone. In her place is an exact, duplicate mother. The 'other mother'. No one else seems to notice the real version is missing. His brother, his sister and even Glenn act as if everything's normal. But Michael knows in his heart that this mother is not his. And he begins to panic.

What follows is a big-hearted coming-of-age story of a boy struggling with an unusual disorder that poses unparalleled challenges, but, as he discovers, also offers him unique opportunities.

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Matthew Green is a schoolteacher with Teacher of the Year credentials to his name. He has one Master's degree and is working on a second. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and daughter, plus a dog and cat.

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