Jul 7, 2015
Book 75: Zebra Forest by Adina Rishe Gewirtz
Zebra Forest is about a sister and brother who know next to nothing about their parents. They only know that Mom abandoned them and that Dad was dead. Gran has moved them to a new area and is acting strange and using a different name. One day an escapee from the neighboring prison finds his way into the home and family secrets are revealed.
This is not a light book. Like To Kill a Mockingbird, Zebra Forest does not shy away from larger uglier parts of life. The book does not talk down to children. Audrey has not yet read this, so I can't say how she is going to respond, but it is a book that I very much got into reading. I do recommend this book.