Tree Root And River Rat.

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Tree Root And River Rat

Faith Richardson

Fox Song Books

8721 Santa Monica Boulevard, #619

Los Angeles, CA 90069-4507

0974498955 $12.95 foxsongbooks.com

Swimming in the river, basking in the sun, hiking in the forest, 14-year-old David is really enjoying the last day of his summer vacation. But when evening comes, everything changes in a heartbeat when his foster mother tells him that David has less than a year to live. Tree Root And River Rat is the story of what can happen with a limited time as a boy, his family and his friends become keenly aware of the temporary condition life. Then David finds himself draw into a mystical circle of trees where time itself stands sill. Enthusiastically recommended for personal reading lists, as well as school and community library collections for young readers, Tree Root And River Rat is an original, superbly crafted, and compelling a read from first page to last.

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