What is life like when you think on a different plane than anyone else your age, focusing on the small details around you while compiling them all into a larger picture of the world? You can count by 7's.
Willow Chance's world until her parents are killed in a car crash and
she's left in the care of five very different people who try to make her
life manageable. However, they all have challenges of their own to
overcome, which makes them all the more interesting. There's a guidance
counselor lacking in self-esteem, an industrious Vietnamese family living
in poverty, and a taxi driver who dreams of going to college. One of the
side plots involves Willow's penchant for gardening which highlights the
personalities of the leading characters based on their approaches to the
Sloan has delivered a unique story that will delight
and inspire middle school readers.