Wendy Lamb Books
Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through.
Family Relationships; Single parent; Legal guardianship; single aunt; children living with relatives; aunt raising niece
Children's Choices, 2017
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Middle Grade Fiction
dogs; friendship; islands; mother; daughter; elementary school; selective mutism; abandonment
Giff, Patricia Reilly, "Jubilee" (2016). Diverse Families. 707.