Her life is a storm,
mom blown off course,
counting days till she’s home…
Red swirls through the foster care system after drugs send Mom to prison and Gamma can’t take care of the middle-schooler anymore.
So hard to control the wind whispering under her skin when she gets upset, the storm clouds that gather above when she is angry!
Maybe it’ll be okay at the Grooves’ place in the Colorado countryside with their petting zoo and giant tortoise and goats who can climb trees.
Her new neighbor Marvin’s online ‘Kitchen Kahuna’ show features his Hawaia’an heritage, but their small-town classmates aren’t adventurous eaters.
Can Red dare to hope this might be a safe place?
How many more letters before Mom writes back?
What if the magical wind inside them both roars out?
Red keeps researching bumblebees and other “impossible things” on the list that she began with her grandmother, trying to find out how to make “live with Mom forever” come true.
How do you work past things that seem impossible on the surface?