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Welcome to the home of YA author Jean Ann Williams. You’ll find out all about Jean and her wonderful book Just Claire by taking a look around. Jean’s writing is intended for women ages 12 and up, but there may be things here that interest anyone and everyone!

Just Claire received a Letter of Merit from the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators in 2009.

Just Claire

ClaireLee’s life changes when she must take charge of her siblings and depressed mother, and she finds relief in the lies she tells herself and others.

Frightened by the changes in Mama, ClaireLee just knows she’ll catch her illness like a cold or flu that hangs on through winter. Deciding she needs to re-invent herself, she sets out to impress a group of popular girls.

With her deception, ClaireLee weaves her way into the Lavender Girls Club, the most sophisticated girls in school. Though, her best friend Belinda will not be caught with the likes of such shallow puddles.

ClaireLee drifts further from honesty, her friend, and a broken mother’s love, until one very public night. The spotlight is on her, and she finds her courage and faces the truth and then she saves her mother’s life.

Just Claire is now available from Amazon

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