This is an original and wonderful book.
The narrator, Megan, is a grumpy, stubborn and blunt eleven year old. Realizing that she has been unforgivably insensitive to her best friend, Lucy, who is struggling with her mother's cancer treatment and possible death, she is determined to apologize.
Megan runs away from her artistic family and their summer retreat, and undertakes a seemingly impossible journey to reach Lucy and her mother.
The character and her interior monologue, as well as her approach...more