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Number of Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2012
|Dimensions: 1.10 X 6.10 X 11.10 (inches)|
Scarlett Blaines life in 1960s Georgia isnt always easy, especially given her parents financial struggles and the fights surrounding her sister Julis hippie lifestyle. Then theres her brother, Cliff. While Scarlett loves him more than anything, theres no denying his unique behavior leaves Cliff misunderstood and left out. So when he wishes for a rocket to Jupiter, Scarlett agrees to make it happen, no matter how crazy the idea might be.
Raising the rocket money means baking pies, and the farmers son, Frank, agrees to provide the peaches if Scarlett will help him talk to Juli. The problem is, Scarlett really enjoys her time with Frank, and finds herself wondering if, someday, they could be more than friends. Just as she thinks everything might be going her way, Cliff suffers an accident that not only affects the rocket plans, but shakes Scarletts view of God. As the summer comes to an end, Scarlett must find a way to regain what shes lost, but also fulfill a promise to launch her brothers dream.
Rachel Coker is a homeschool student who lives in Virginia with her parents and two sisters. She has a passion for great books and has been surrounded by them all her life. In fact, as a young child, Rachel helped her parents in a family-run Christian book business. Her gift for writing became apparent at the age of eleven at which time her parents signed her up for a year of lessons with a professional writing coach. When she is not writing or playing the piano, Rachel enjoys spending time with her family and friends.