The Summer of the Gypsy Moths
Balzer + Bray
A foster child named Angel and twelve-year-old Stella, who are living with Stella's great-aunt Louise at the Linger Longer Cottage Colony on Cape Cod, secretly assume responsibility for the vacation rentals when Louise unexpectedly dies and the girls are afraid of being returned to the foster care system.
Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Family member death; Foster care; Kinship care; Parental rights termination; Single parent; Addiction; foster mother; foster sibling; foster family; foster sister; single mother; single parent; death of a parent; death of a mother; parental rights termination; terminated rights; losing child; losing your mother; children living with relatives; relatives raising relatives; great aunt raising niece; alcoholism; drug addiction; substance abuse
teen; garden; sisterhood; friendship; summer; cottages; vacation
Pennypacker, Sara, "The Summer of the Gypsy Moths" (2012). Diverse Families. 2140.