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.
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About Angela Johnson
Angela Johnson is the author of several picture books and highly acclaimed novels for young readers, including Maniac Monkeys on Magnolia Street and two Coretta Scott King Award winners: Heaven and Toning the Sweep.
Published by Puffin Books Jan 19, 2006| 144 Pages| 5 x 7-1/8| Young Adult| ISBN 9780142405444