Things I Liked:
This is such a sweet story about a girl trying to deal with the death of her older brother. I loved hearing things from Annie's point of view, because she was so smart in some ways, and totally not in others. Just how I imagine most children her age are. I also thought it was perfect that she got help in closing her umbrella (such a great analogy) and then was able to help her mother and father close theirs. I highly recommend this book to help tweens deal with death.
Things I Didn't Like:
It might be a bit young for some of the nearly teens, but excellent for tweens and older children.
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BOOK CONTENT RATINGS:
Overall rating: ****
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