Fifteen-year-old Kendra hasnt felt safe since she began to recall devastating memories of childhood sexual abuse, especially because she still cant remember the most important detail: her abusers identity. Frightened, Kendra believes someone is always watching and following her, leaving menacing messages only she understands. If she lets her guard down even for a minute, it could cost Kendra her life. To relieve the pressure, Kendra cuts; aside from her brilliantly expressive artwork, its her only way of coping. Since her own mother is too self-absorbed to hear her cries for help, Kendra finds support in others instead, from her therapist and her art teacher, from Sandy, the close family friend who encourages her artwork, and from Meghan, the classmate whos becoming a friendand maybe more. But the truth about Kendras abuse is just waiting to explode, with startling, unforeseen consequences. Scars is the unforgettable story of one girls frightening path to the truth.