Foreword Reviews

The Leaving Year

2018 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Young Adult Fiction (Children's)

As the Summer of Love comes to an end, fifteen-year-old Ida Petrovich waits for a father who will never return. A commercial fisherman, he is lost at sea, but with no body and no wreckage, his death can only be presumed. The mystery surrounding his disappearance has Ida running away to Alaska on a search for answers, including whether or not he's really dead. “This indie delight will charm readers with its story about family and self-discovery.”— School Library Journal, starred review