Status : Read from April 21 to 22, 2015
Format : Paperback
My rating: 4 of 5
Author: Wendy Mass
A fun read and a perfect story for teenagers. I have not read the pervious books in willow falls series. But after reading this have become more interested to read all the books in this series.
Tara Brennan, an introvert girl, in an attempt to get fit in with other kids her age, participates in a school prank. She tries to steal a stuffed goat from her school’s principal office and get the principal pepper sprayed. She is suspended from the school for two weeks. As a punishment, Tara’s mom Molly decides that Tara will not accompany with her parents to Madagascar. Instead she was exiled to Willow Falls to stay with her Aunt Bethany and cousin Emily during her summer vacations. First time she travels alone to Willow Falls via train. By the time she reaches Willow falls, she realizes that her money, mobile and iPod are missing from her back pack. Tara finds some new friends in Willow Falls but she needs money to hang out with her new friends. She decides to sell one of her uncle’s expensive comics. She goes to Angelina D’Angelo’s junk shop to sell the comic. But Angelina, comes to know that its stolen comic and in exchange of not telling about the theft to Tara’s uncle and aunty, she gives Tara a random list of 13 objects to collect. Tara’s new friends helps her find those objects.And in the whole process, Tara finds out the reason she is in Willow Falls and what she really wants in her life.