Cynthia Lord reads from her new book at Devaney, Doak, & Garrett Booksellers, Saturday, Sept. 18th at 2:00 p.m.
Lord’s second novel (following The Newbery Honor Award winning Rules) is the powerful tale of families on a Maine Island whose school is threatened with closure by the state due to lack of enrollment. The islanders take on foster children to keep their way of life alive. The book is narrated by eleven year old Tess who is determined to make things work with her new 13 year old foster brother Aaron.
Devaney Doak & Garrett Booksellers, Inc., 193 Broadway, Farmington
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