February 3, 2013

Hold Fast

cover image of Hold Fast
Blue Balliett

On a cold winter day eleven-year-old Early’s father disappears and her family is forced to move to a homeless shelter. An odd robbery finds their belongings stolen and their apartment ransacked. Knowing there are clues to her father’s disappearance, Early works to find her dad and solve the mystery behind their sad circumstances. Award- winning author Balliet has created a clever heroine who is poetic, stoic, and resourceful. A touching story about a strong family from the author of Chasing Vermeer (2004). Ages 9-11