By Cynthia DeFelice
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009.
151 Pages 5th & 6th Grade
It’s is hard enough for a 12 year old to try and deal with the death of his mom, but then his dad, up and moves them away from their home. Owen is lonely in this new town until he meets an alien girl. She looks like us earthlings but there is something sadly similar to Owen and he just can’t seem to figure it out. Owen helps her create a signal so that her spaceship will see where to pick her up at. This is a heartwarming story of friendship.
Author Website: http://cynthiadefelice.com/