The Importance Of Family In Sarah Dessen's Saint Anything

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In Sarah Dessen’s book Saint Anything, Sydney feels less valuable to her parents than her brother Peyton. Sydney is a 17 year old getting ready to graduate. Her brother Peyton is in jail for running over a guy name, David Ibarra. Throughout the book, I could connect with what Sydney felt. With her brother in prison, her mother really doesn’t care about much except him. His best friend Ames is always at their house and trying to hit on Sydney, and as much as she told her mom that she didn’t feel comfortable around him, she ignored her and kept him around. I get annoyed with not only her mom, but with Ames. If she didn’t want to hang out with Ames, why was she forced to? She then later meets Layla and her family. She grows a relationship because
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