MIDDLE GRADE NOVELLAS For ages 8 to 12
Annie's life hasn't been easy. Losing her hearing at the age of seven was the worst thing that ever happened to her—until her mother gave her up to foster care.
Now, she's one of many foster kids at a new house. Annie succeeds at remaining invisible—until her first experience with "that time of the month" shines an unwanted spotlight on her. Or . . . could this be the attention she's been longing for? (Originally published by HarperCollins in Period Pieces.
Dad is already overseas—in the military. Staying home alone is not an option, so off Lexi goes to live with her brother and his wife in their matchbox-sized house—which will soon be even smaller because of the soon-to-be-born BABY!
Originally published by G. P. Putnam in the anthology: This Family is Driving Me Crazy: Ten Stories about Surviving your Family..
(Orignially published by Scholastic in Unexpected: Eleven Mysterious Stories.)