My mother is dead.
Dad killed her.
The title of this juvenile fiction book by Julius Lester is Exactly What It Says on the Tin
. One fateful autumn day, Jenna and Jeremy are called out of class to the principal's office, where they are informed that their dad has killed their mom. Then they have to deal with not only the loss of their mom, but that of their dad following his arrest for her murder.
When Dad Killed Mom provides examples of: