We're taking a patriotic slant for our readers advisory this week. Got any other faves with red, white, and blue?
The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close
As children, sisters Lindsay and Kerri Ann are shunted into the foster care system after their mother is arrested. charming newest. Lindsay is fortunate enough to be adopted by a loving family, while younger Kerri Ann bounces from family to family, eventually losing custody of her own daughter. Thirty years after they last saw each other, Kerri Ann shows up on Lindsay’s doorstep in a last ditch effort to save herself. Lindsay, of course, has troubles of her own, and her nearly unrecognizable sister turning up is the last thing she needs. A touching story with wide appeal, Goudge’s novel is a sharp example of dysfunctional family fiction.