A Newbery Medal Awarda�"Winning Author
A National Book Awarda�"Winning Author
Birdie has questions for God. For starters, why couldna�TMt God roll history back to September 10, 2001, and fix things a�" so the next day was an ordinary sunny day and not the devastating lead-in to two wars? Daddy has already been to Iraq twice. Now hea�TMs going again, and Birdie is sure hea�TMll die. At the very least, she wona�TMt see him again for a year. To save money, she, Mom, and baby Billy have moved to Grana�TMs, where shy Birdie must attend a new school. Doesna�TMt God remember how hard it was for Birdie to make friends at Bible Camp? Counselor Ron taught about Judgment there a�" and the right way to believe. Has Birdie been praying wrong? Why else would God break their bargain?