"Young (Moving Mama to Town, 1997, etc.) moves her setting from the small southern towns of her previous novels to a more generalized locale, but infuses her tale with the same warmth of feeling and subtly delivered insight into character. (Fiction. 11-15)"
In this richly nuanced, if not particularly eventful, story, a teenager gets a fresh dose of self-confidence while discovering that she doesn't know a new friend as well as she thinks.
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