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One Left Behind, The


A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Willo Davis  Roberts
Publisher: Atheneum
Subject/Category: 4-6
Year Reviewed:: 2007
ISBN: 0689850751
Review: Eleven-year-old Mandy is accidentally left at home alone for the weekend. She is remembering her twin sister, Angel, who has been dead for about a year. Someone breaks into the house and steals food. Mandy investigates and draws courage by doing what she thinks Angel would have done. She finds a teenager, Zander and his toddler brother in an abandoned cottage up the road. Zander says they are trying to get away from kidnappers and Mandy must determine what is truth and what is not.

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