Summer has always been Gwen’s favorite time of year. But this summer, everything has gone wrong. The newspaper’s union workers are on strike and it seems like the whole town-including Gwen’s family-has taken up sides. Sick of moping around and wondering when things are going to get back to normal, Gwen decides to take matters into her own hands and end the fighting once and for all.
“Gwen is a wonderfully spunky kid who has real problems, creative solutions, and the guts to admit that she has a lot to learn about others’ needs.” —Booklist
Amy Goldman Koss is the author of the critically acclaimed novels The Girls, The Trouble with Zinny Weston, and How I Saved Hannukah. Ms. Koss both wrote and illustrated Curious Creatures in Peculiar Places, a selection of the 1989 John Burroughs List of… More about Amy Goldman Koss