From the author of "Sheep" and "Defiance" comes an engaging story about a tween girl who, during one memorable summer, notices changes in her beloved Grams.
Valerie Hobbs is the recipient of the 1999 PEN/Norma Klein Award, a biennial prize that recognizes "an emerging voice of literary merit among American writers of children's fiction." She is the author of young adult and middle-grade novels including "Sheep," "Defiance," and "Anything but Ordinary." She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she has taught academic writing. Valerie lives in Santa Barbara, California, with her husband.