The Ashwater Experiment
Authors: Koss, Amy Goldman
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Grade: 3 - 7
Synopsis: Hillary Siegal and her footloose parents live on the road. To Hillary, each move is an escape from becoming one of the "sleepwalkers" she's seen at all of the seventeen schools she's attended. But then the Siegals land in Ashwater, California. And this time, they're staying put. Seventh grade isn't going to be a typical year for Hillary. What can she do if she can't run?
"Undercurrents of humor, and characters who develop surprising complexities, give this bittersweet tale unusual depth."
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