Thursday, May 6, 2010

Star in the Forest by Laura Resau


"There is a forest behind my trailer, through the weeds and under the gate and across the trickly, oily ditch."

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Summary: After eleven-year-old Zitlally's father is deported to Mexico, she takes refuge in her trailer park's forest of rusted car parts, where she befriends a spunky neighbor and finds a stray dog that she nurses back to health and believes she must keep safe so that her father will return.

Delacorte Press, 149 pages

2 comments:

Peaceful Reader said...

I'm not going to read your review but I hope it was good. I've been waiting for this one to come out.

Martha said...

This book has good intentions and some touching moments, but it doesn't seem entirely believable to me.