Patricia MacLachlan is the celebrated author of many timeless novels for young readers, including Newbery Medal winner Sarah, Plain and Tall; Word After Word After Word; Kindred Souls; The Truth of Me; The Poet's Dog; and My Father's Words. She is also the author of countless beloved picture books, a number of which she cowrote with her daughter, Emily. She lives in Williamsburg, Massachusetts.
Colorful characters [and] Cassie's continuing and believable growth
in understanding herself and others [make] this novel so
distinctive.--Bulletin of the Center for Cbildren's Books
"The writing is luminous."--School Library Journal