Devastated by the loss of a second father, thirteen-year-old Bird follows her stepfather from Cleveland to Alabama in hopes of convincing him to come home, and along the way helps two boys cope with their difficulties.
Angela Johnson has won three Coretta Scott King Awards, one each for her novels The First Part Last, Heaven, and Toning the Sweep. The First Part Last was also the recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award. Her books for… More about Angela Johnson
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Published by Puffin Books Jan 19, 2006| 144 Pages| 5 x 7-1/8| Young Adult| ISBN 9780142405444