Morgan is angry with her mother for disappearing and taking her brother, Ben, with her. She can't understand why her mother would leave, and meanwhile she no longer fits in with her old friends. They seem ready to grow up faster, and they have mothers. Then one night Morgan is visited by a vision of Lucy-a gentle, caring dog who offers the comfort she needs . . . until she is able to accept the truth: Her mother and brother are never coming back.
Jean Van Leeuwen has created a touching and intriguing novel that captures the grieving of a preteen girl as she passes through the stages of anger, hurt, and healing.
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Published May 13, 2002
Children's Books, Literature & Fiction.