Booklist - October 1, 2001
"Offers a readable story about three generations living together and not always harmoniously."
School Library Journal - October 1, 2001
"A heartwarming story about change in a young person's life and how she handles it with the love and support of her family."
Resource Links - October 1, 2001
"Will likely appeal to families dealing with agins grandparents; it represents a middle-class family going through an extremely difficult experience, and is honest about their range of emotions."
CM Magazine - June 22, 2001
"Butcher has undertaken a difficult subject on which only a few children's authors have written powerfully... there is no doubt that the story will evoke much discussion in a class or literature circles."
Quill & Quire - June 1, 2001
"Most successful in evoking Annie's conflicted feelings."