How I Saved My Father's Life (And Ruined Everything Else)
Family Relationships; Divorce; divorced parents
After her father leaves and marries the glamorous Ava Pomme, Madeline blames her mother for their difficult new life, but in spite of the twelve-year-old's efforts to achieve sainthood, it takes a summer trip to Italy to put her family into perspective.
Middle and Junior High Schoool Library Catalog, Ninth Edition Supplement 2008, 2008; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
remarriage; recovery; hypochondriac; ballet; magazine; Italy
Hood, Ann, "How I Saved My Father's Life (And Ruined Everything Else)" (2008). DIVerse Families. 977.