A Parents Choice Gold Award Winner is a great novel especially for young girls experiencing the changes of adolescence. Heidi is a 12 year old girl raised in a very different family lifestyle. Her mother was born with "significant damage" and their neighbor, Bernie is the their sole caretaker who suffers from agoraphobia. Despite these challenges, Heidi is determined to find out about her family's history.
Included in this literature packet are 7 weeks of materials to use-study guides, discussion questions, answer keys, vocabulary, and quizzes. Each chapter unit is approximately 30 pages.