A few weeks after their parents' separation, the school year is starting for Annabelle and Arnie. Annabelle is anxious to see how different school is without her brother. Meanwhile, Arnie is overwhelmed by the huge new school he's attending in the city. When Annabelle makes her first visit to Mom and Arnie's new apartment, she's struck by how different Arnie seems. Thrown off by the bustling city and feeling left out between Arnie and Mom, Annabelle begins to feel like she's on the outside looking in.
Sibling Split Trouble In City
Higgins M G
Reading age :
9 to 12 years
M. G. Higgins is an award-winning author who has written over eighty fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults. Her fiction titles range from sports and adventure to fantasy and science fiction, and she especially like to write about kids dealing with real-life issues. Before becoming a full-time writer, Ms. Higgins worked as a school counselor and had a private counseling practice. When she's not writing, she enjoys hiking and taking photographs in the Arizona desert where she lives with her husband and two cats.