The Year the Swallows Came Early
Family Relationships; Incarceration; father in prison
After her father is sent to jail, eleven-year-old Groovy Robinson must decide if she can forgive the failings of someone she loves.
mother and father
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2010; Booklist Top 10 First Novels for Youth, 2009; Children's Catalog Supplement to Nineteenth Edition, 2009; Beehive Book Award, 2011; Nominee; Georgia Children's Book Award, 2010-2011; Nominee; Massachusetts Children's Book Award, 2011-2012; Master List
child of prisoner; cooking; friendship; life; innocence; acceptance
Fitzmaurice, Kathryn, "The Year the Swallows Came Early" (2011). DIVerse Families. 941.