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Amazing story of Adolphus Tips, The


Author: Michael  Morpurgo
Publisher: Scholastic
Subject/Category: 4-7
Year Reviewed:: 2007
ISBN: 043979661X
Review: The disappearance of Adolphus, the family cat, prompts Lily and her family to befriend Adie, a lonely Black American GI when he rescues the cat after it wanders into the area where Allied troops are practicing for D-Day. Now fifty years later, a chance encounter between Harley-riding grandmother Lily and Adie, prompts Lily to share her childhood experiences with her twelve-year-old grandson so that he will understand the life-changing decisions Lily and Adie make after their chance reunion.

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