It's been a year since Luna's mother, the fashion-model wife of a successful film director, was hit and killed by a taxi in New York's East Village. Luna, her father, and her little brother, Tile, are still struggling with grief. When Luna goes to clean out her mother's old studio, she's stunned to find her mom's cell phone thereacharged and holding seven unheard messages. As Luna begins to listen to them, she learns more about her mother's life than she ever wanted to know . . . and she comes to realize that the tidy tale she's been told about her mother's death may not be the whole truth. a. . . a lovely contemporary fairy tale, with a sad Upper West Side princess at the heart of it, and thatas a kind of folklore that many readers will enjoy.aaThe Bulletin of the Center for Childrenas Books, Recommended aThe book contains various delights. . . . the love story element shines, and the book offers a nice window into the life of privileged New York youngsters, refreshingly filled with protective and involved adults.aaKirkus Reviews aFollowing Luna through a hazy grief state after the death of her mother is like a beautiful dream. This book takes your hand and leads you on a wonder-filled adventure.aaMelissa Walker, author of Small Town Sinners aLuna is someone to weep with and to cheer for, to wish was your best friend. Readers will fall in love with Luna and her dazzling world.aaEmily Wing Smith, author of Back When You Were Easier to Love From the Hardcover edition.This book takes your hand and leads you on a wonder-filled adventure.aaMelissa Walker, author of Small Town Sinners aLuna is someone to weep with and to cheer for, to wish was your best friend.
|Title||:||You Have Seven Messages|
|Publisher||:||Delacorte Books for Young Readers - 2011-09-13|