Puget Sound Council for Reviewing Children's Media - February 1, 2010
"Top notch... This is a wise purchase for a library that will make a good read-a-loud and will entertain the adult reading the book as well as the children listening. "
Tucson Unified School District - January 1, 2009
Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group - January 1, 2009
"Excellent...This book would make a good class set."
CM Magazine - December 5, 2008
"There are several storylines and themes that are skillfully intertwined in this novel... [and] the character of quirky Miss Stella is particularly unique and appealing."
Resource Links - December 1, 2008
"Peterson manages to blend aspects of forming friendships with the most unexpected people and finding hope and strength within ourselves...A delight to read and highly recommended."
by: Carolyn Cooke, The Now Newspaper - October 7, 2008
"A beautifully told tale that tackles some heavy topics...No condescending, oversimplified pabulum here."