Monday, September 19, 2016
When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin
Thirteen-year-old Ben is convinced nothing in life is forever. It’s hard to blame him after having spent so much time in foster care and with a revolving door of good and bad people coming in and out of his life. A fateful encounter with a little dog named Flip brings new friends into his world, and the courageous Rainbow Girl battling cancer, her librarian mom, and magician dad offer him a glimpse of forever. But can he hold on to it? A simultaneously heartwarming and heartbreaking story of friendship, family, and lasting moments. This middle grade novel set in Brooklyn will appeal to fans of realistic fiction, especially if sci-fi also holds a special place in their hearts. Another fantastic offering from frequent Passages Academy Libraries Visiting Author Paul Griffin. --Anne Lotito-Schuh
Griffin, Paul. When Friendship Followed Me Home. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2016. Print.