In a desperate attempt for survival, a peaceful civilization on a faraway planet besieged by a dark lord sends its most precious gift across the cosmos into the lunchbox of Tommy Pepper, sixth grader, of Plymouth, Massachusetts.
★ Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt ~ Newbery and Printz Honor book by one of my very favorite authors. This one's a historical fiction about a boy and girl in Maine who form a beautiful friendship in spite of the odds.
Thee, Hannah! I had never read this till today. Found a copy that had been discarded from my elementary school Live Oak Elem. in Santa Cruz, CA. Delightful story of a young Quaker girl who learns to accept her faith.