By Lois Lowry
Houghton Mifflin, Hardcover, 9780395436073, 192pp.
Publication Date: April 27, 1987
Many things change for twelve-year-old Rabble Starkey, her mother, and her best friend, Veronica Bigelow, when Veronica's mother becomes mentally incapacitated and the Starkeys move in with the Bigelows.
"Lowry . . . is adept at portraying the nuances of relationships and emotions. Here she presents a lively cast of characters in an unusual plot, skillfully handled." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers