By S. Rose
2016 Florida ebook Awards, Silver, basic Fiction
Funny how thoughts paintings, the belongings you take into account, the issues forgotten, the issues that fluctuate you. again in the summertime of 1962, ten year-old Cassandra Parsons has her lifestyles all found out. She lives together with her parents within the upstairs flat of a well-appointed kin condo in a delightful local of Racine, Wisconsin. Her maternal aunt and grandfather dwell correct downstairs and her ally Kitty has continuously lived doorways down. Cassandra's well-ordered international comes undone while her father comes to a decision to maneuver his extended family to the backwoods of Northern Wisconsin, to renovate and deal with his father's looking hotel. remoted and friendless, she is all at once left to her personal units as her mom and dad plunge themselves into their new company activity. Loneliness and self-pity steadily cave in to progress as Cassandra learns to understand the great thing about nature and the peace of quietude. quickly she meets a half-Ojibwa lady named Sparrow. the ladies develop into speedy associates and feature a last fling with adolescence, spending their final carefree days fishing within the river and roaming the woods, pretending to be historical Ojibwa. yet their candy Indian summer season involves an abrupt finish as tragedy moves either women' households. Cassandra and Sparrow's friendship is validated as they struggle to forge a mature, enduring dating that optimistically will see them via even those darkest of times.
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Sparrow in the Wind by S. Rose