Nominations for the December 20 Capitol Choices agenda will be due at 11:59 PM on Thursday, December 12. Nominations for the 2014 List will still be accepted for the January 17 meeting as long as the books were published in 2013. The last date for any nominations of 2013 books will be on January 9, 2014.
Willow is a 12 year old girl whose parents are killed in an auto accident. Already unique because of her brillance plus intense interest in nature and medicine, Willow transitions through all the changes in her life with amazing coping skills. Willow and all the supporting characters are beautifully developed in both their strengths and weaknesses. Ten to Fourteen. Kathie Weinberg.
When Great-Aunt Louise dies, antagonists Stella and Angel tell no one because their only real home is the summer rental property where they have lived with her. They continue to clean the cottages and keep their secret while this intense situation fosters unexpected friendship and maturation between them.