To Night Owl from Dogfish
by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer
"Families are made from people who want to be together more than they want to be apart...no one can tell you what is or isn't a family... Here's to families. Here's to love. Here's to us all. " An exchange of letters and emails between two 12-year-olds, Bett (Black Brazilian American) and Avery (white American), whose dads meet, fall in love, plan a wedding. A superbly written, comic, offbeat and wonderfully complex narrative of relationships and family, full of huggable characters (Grandma Betty is a triumph!)"I loved this book" (Sylvia, former Children's Social Work Director, LL reviewer). Age 9-13, Paperback 295pp
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