When Elvira's little sister Jessie was born in the middle of a blizzard with one foot first, Elvira isn't too surprised that Jessie is a little odd. But after not speaking at all, Jessie begins saying strange things and humming a tune that their father used to play, even though he's been gone since before Jessie was born. Then their family finds out that Jessie is a seer and can see things, and secrets, that no one else can. Being forced from their home and town, Elvira must travel on a journey toward redemption and healing-if she can just bring herself to believe.
In this powerful young adult novel by Diana Greenwood, Elvira Witsils difficult life in rural Wisconsin is made yet harder when her peculiar sister, Jessie, is discovered to be a seer. Adding yet more to Elviras burden is a secret---she is responsible for her father enlisting in WWII, from which he never returned. When Elviras mother overhears Jessies proclamation about the father Jessie never met, Elviras mother suddenly forces the family to join the traveling preacher on the road, and on th
Diana Greenwood grew up with the Bobbsey Twins, Laura Ingalls, Huck and Tom, the Hardy Boys, Jo, Francie Nolan, and Oliver Twist. She tried to duplicate the adventures of her favorite characters by writing poems, stories, and scripts for summer performances in her backyard. Today, she still has those childhood editions on her bookshelf and spends her days writing stories of young people embarking on life-changing journeys. Diana makes her home in the Napa Valley, where she watches college football, volunteers at her church, and continues to devour books.
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