Kirkus starred review, May 15, 2014:
“A poignant, insightful story of family crisis and the healing power of friendship.”
School Library Journal starred review, May 15, 2014:
A stunning debut, with lyrical prose and superbly developed characters, this novel is an emotional roller coaster that effectively conveys a family’s visceral tragedy.
Publishers Weekly starred review, July 14, 2014:
“Ehrlich’s novel beautifully captures the fragile bond shared by Chirp and Joey and their growing trust for each other in a world filled with disappointments and misunderstandings.“