Bird Lake Moon
Family Relationships; Separation; Step parent; Divorce; Family member death; separated parents; single mother; divorced parents; death of a sibling; death of a brother
Twelve-year-old Mitch and his mother are spending the summer with his grandparents at Bird Lake after his parents separate, and ten-year-old Spencer and his family have returned to the lake where Spencer's little brother drowned long ago, and as the boys become friends and spend time together, each of them begins to heal.
single mother; divorced parents
Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla Award, 2009, Outstanding Book; Outstanding Books by Wisconsin Authors and Illustrators, 2009, Selected, Juvenile Fiction
family; friendship; grief; lakes; stories
Hopkins, Ellen, "Bird Lake Moon" (2010). DIVerse Families. 1049.