Synopses & Reviews
Young Adult Edition with Reader's Guide
"Sometimes you know in your heart you love someone, but you have to go away before your head can figure it out."
To trace the path of her missing mother, Sal embarks on a journey from Ohio to Idaho with her grandparents. On the road, Sal tells the strange and exciting story of her friend Phoebe. As the miles pass, Phoebe's tale becomes more and more outrageous, while Sal's own story begins to emerge. In unraveling Phoebe's mystery, Sal comes ever closer to finding out the truth behind her own bittersweet journey. What will she find at the end of the road?
In her own award-winning style, Creech intricately weaves together two tales--one funny, one bittersweet--to create a heartwarming, compelling, and utterly moving story of love, loss, and the complexity of human emotion.