Critically acclaimed author Kimberley Griffiths Little weaves a haunting story of friendship and family and the power of faith, once again set against the lush backdrop of the Louisiana bayou. After her mother walked out on Shelby Jayne and her dad, Shelby thought she'd never speak to her mamma again. But with her dad leaving the country for work, it turns out she doesn't have a choice: Shelby has...
Paperback: 326 pages
Publisher: Scholastic; First Edition edition (2011)
Package Dimensions: 7.7 x 5.1 x 1.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 665736
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this has become my daughter's "favorite book" (she's 11 now, but has read it multiple times in the past couple years). And it was the first book that she recommended to me as something I would also enjoy, & she was right! Although we didn't technic...
ck into her mamma's house, deep in the heart of the Louisiana bayou.Her new classmates tease and torment her, so Shelby's relieved to finally find a friend in Gwen, a mysterious girl who lives alone on the bayou. But Shelby can't help wondering if Gwen has something to do with the puzzling messages she finds hidden in the blue bottle tree behind her house. The only person who might be able to explain is her mamma - but Shelby's not ready to ask. Not yet. It may take a brush with something from the beyond to help Shelby see that the power to put her own ghosts to rest is within her reach. Kimberley Griffiths Little's haunting and powerful tale brings one girl's attempt to grapple with family, friendship, and forgiveness to beautiful, vivid life. CIRCLE OF SECRETS has been chosen for the 2012-2013 Battle of the Books List in New Mexico!