by Brenda Seabrooke



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/3/2007

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 160
ISBN : 9780595437207

About the Book

Zarah hates to miss ballet classes. What is she going to do all summer without electricity, microwave, refrigerator, INDOOR PLUMBING? Why does her young cousin Loomis rake dirt all day? And why is that chicken so frizzled?

"A sophisticated New Yorker returns unwillingly to her roots when her mother sends her for a summer with her grandmother Quanamina off the Carolina coast."-Kirkus

"Stong, smart, and creative, Zarah is a memorable heroine."-The Horn Book

"Fine character development lends credibility to this rich and compelling story of clashing cultures and human understanding."-SLJ

About the Author

Brenda Seabrooke is the author of 19 books for young readers. Awards include the 2006 WV Children?s Book Award, BOSTON GLOBE HORN BOOK Honor, IRA Children?s Choice.

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