This story about a witty, sarcastic girl who struggles to open herself to love in a foster home is a favorite with upper elementary and middle school readers.
Recommended grade level: 5-8
Pages: 224 (for ISBN 9780399256158)
Pace: moderate to fast
Summary: In the wake of heart-breaking betrayal, Carley Connors is thrust into foster care and left on the steps of the Murphys, a happy, bustling family. Continue reading