When Grenna suffers a heart attack, March Anne must face an uncertain future and confront her past. In the middle of it all, a ruby-throated hummingbird decides to winter at the Tanners’ and becomes a source of delight and inspiration as March Anne prepares for Grenna’s passing and journeys toward self-acceptance.
This sweet and tangy debut introduces a memorable cast of characters who come to learn that grace can abide within and beyond the realities of pain and loss.
About Kimberly Greene AngleSee more books from this Author
Growing up on a farm surrounded by acres of green watermelon and pumpkin vines, 12-year-old March Anne Tanner feels one summer’s like every other—something she takes “for granite.” Life on the Tanner farm follows the pattern of the seasons.Jun 10 2008 | Read Full Review of Hummingbird
Take a secret society, a hawk-tracking boy, a hummingbird in winter and plunk them down in a watermelon patch and you have the makings of a wonderful coming of age story.Jul 24 2008 | Read Full Review of Hummingbird
An aggregated and normalized score based on 10 user ratings from iDreamBooks & iTunes