"How about a story? Spin us a yarn." Instantly, Phoebe Winterbottom came to mind. "I could tell you an extensively strange story," I warned."Oh, good!" Gram said. "Delicious!"And that is how I happened to tell them about Phoebe, her disappearing mother, and the lunatic.
As Sal entertains her grandparents with Phoebe's outrageous story, her own story begins to unfold--the story of a thirteen-year-old girl whose only wish is to be reunited with her missing mother.
In her own award-winning style, Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales, one funny, one bittersweet, to create a heartwarming, compelling, and utterly moving story of love, loss, and the complexity of human emotion....Continua
I forgot whether I cried or not when i first read it , but this time I do.
It’s both joyful and tearful to complete the journey. And I'm blissful that I can do it again. It’s true that I am no longer the dreamy little girl, but I’m glad to know that some parts of me still remain the way it used to be....Continua