Published: New York : Orchard Books, c1993 Description: 103 p. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN: 0531086267 (lib. bdg.), 0531054764, Language: English
"Richard Jackson book"
Winner of the 1994 Coretta Scott King Author Award
On a visit to her grandmother Ola, who is dying of cancer in her house in the desert, fourteen-year-old Emmie hears many stories about the past and her family history and comes to a better understanding of relatives both dead and living