Seven Stories Up
Annie has never met her grandmother before. In fact, she's never had much family to speak of. So when she and her mother pull into the driveway of her grandmother's home in Baltimore, Annie can hardly contain her excitement! But when she actually meets her grandma, the bitter old woman doesn't seem like someone Annie could ever love, or miss. Then, one magical, stormy night changes everything, and Annie travels back in time to 1937 where she meets her grandma as a young girl. As Annie works to change events in her grandma's life for the better, she begins to wonder how she'll ever get back home. Maybe she's altered the past a little too much. In this companion to Bigger than a Bread Box, a leap back in time and an unlikely friendship changes the future of one family forever. Ages 9 to 12.