Starts out slow but picks up. The board that chooses the Newbery Medal definitely have a type.
"Now here is a beautiful story about a girl finding a place to belong in the world, and learning about her beloved, yet mysterious and rambling father."See full review at:http://sometimesjenniferreads.wordpress.com/2012/04/10/march-newbery-winners/
Love love love love this book!! Ms. Vanderpool can sure tell a story!