Walk Two Moons
Family Relationships; Kinship care; Family member death; grandparents raising grandchild; death of a mother
After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.
Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005; Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 1997; Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Thirteenth Edition, 1997; Books in the Middle: Outstanding Books, 1994; Bulletin Blue Ribbons, 1994; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; High Interest-Easy Reading, 1996; Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000; Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005; Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005; Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts, 1995; Notable Children's Books, 1995; School Library Journal Best Books, 1994; Lone Star Reading List, 1996-1997, None; Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award, 1996, Nominee; Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award, 1999, Nominee; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; Heartland Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 1997, Winner; Children's Book Award, 1995, Winner, Longer Novel; Sequoyah Book Award, 1997, Winner, Young Adult; Virginia Young Readers Program, 1997, Winner, Middle School; ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Award, 1995, Winner, Young Adults; John Newbery Medal, 1995, Winner; Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 1997, Honor Book; Parents' Choice Award, 1994, Gold, Fiction; Parents' Choice Award, 2003, Gold, Best 25 Books in 25 Years; Virginia Readers' Choice Award, 1996-1997, Winner, Middle School; Mind Boggling Books Award, 1996, Winner
death; bereavement; grandparents; judgement; adventure
Creech, Sharon, "Walk Two Moons" (1994). DIVerse Families. 812.