Available in hardcover and paperback from HarperCollins, and in a paper over board edition from Scholastic.
Winner of the 2004 Parents Gold Choice Award
LA Times bestseller
Winner of the Rebecca Caudill Award
Winner of the William Allen White Award
Although she lives an unconventional lifestyle with her mentally disabled mother and their doting neighbor, Bernadette, Heidi has a lucky streak that has a way of pointing her in the right direction. When a mysterious word in her mother’s vocabulary begins to haunt her, Heidi’s thirst for the truth leads her on a cross country journey in search of the secrets of her past.
“A remarkable novel.”-New York Times Book Review.
BBYA 2004/Booksense Best Books List 2004
Also available on CD: Tony award winning–actress, Cherry Jones does an unabridged reading of the book. (5 hours/4 compact discs from HarperAudio.)