What Jamie Saw

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What Jamie Saw is a 1995 novel by Carolyn Coman.

Having fled to a family friend's hillside trailer after his mother's boyfriend, Van, tried to throw his baby sister, Nin, against a wall, nine-year-old Jamie Beauville finds himself living an existence full of uncertainty and fear.He will do anything to protect Nin, and continue to live he is living in—if Van comes back, everything will tailspin down in his life—down to no return

In 1996, the novel won a Newbery Honor[1] and was among the finalists for the National Book Award.[2]