A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Stephanie S. Tolan
Year Reviewed:: 2007
Review: First the loss of her mother and now 2 years later a car accident leaves Charly having to spend her summer taking long walks to strengthen her legs and her spirit while her friends are away and her father is working long days. She befriends and attempts to tame a stray dog which begins to open her heart again.