Synopses & Reviews
She wished something would happen.
Something good. To her. Checking her wish for loopholes, she found one. Hoping it wasn't too late, she thought the word soon.
Meanwhile, in another part of town, he felt as if the world was opening. Life was rearranging itself; bulging in places, fraying in spots. He felt himself changing, too, but into what?So much can happen in a summer.
About the Author
Lynne Rae Perkins immersed herself in Johnny Appleseed's life and times, and her research for this book included a visit to the Johnny Appleseed Education Center & Museum in Urbana, Ohio; hikes through the orchards in Michigan, where she lives; and photos and memories of her husband's family's apple farm in Ontario. The artist also spent an entire afternoon drawing a stuffed wolf at Guntzviller's Taxidermy & Spirit of the Woods Museum, and many hours stitching the sampler that appears in this book. Lynne Rae Perkins is the creator of award-winning picture books, such as Snow Music, Pictures from Our Vacation, and The Cardboard Piano. She is also the recipient of the Newbery Medal for her novel Criss Cross.