NestBook - 2014
On Cape Cod in 1972, eleven-year-old Naomi, known as Chirp for her love of birds, gets help from neighbor Joey as she struggles to cope with her mother's multiple sclerosis and its effect on her father and sister.
Publisher: New York : Wendy Lamb Books, 
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: J EHRLICH
Characteristics: 329 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
From Library Staff
A mother's struggle with multiple sclerosis and depression will open up conversations about how children cope with a parent who can't take care of themselves.
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