Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson

Bedford Falls Book Fairs is so excited to share with you Jacqueline Woodson's first middle grade novel, Harbor Me, which will come out in August.  This is the amazing story of 6 fifth and sixth graders, all members of a class for kids with learning challenges, who, at their teacher's direction, begin spending the last hour of the school week talking about anything they feel led to discuss.  With no teacher present to guide or inhibit them, these kids, from different backgrounds and in a variety of good and not so good current circumstances, develop an honesty with and a concern for each other that is the foundation for human compassion.  This book is one destined to become a classic and is perfect for readers of books like Wonder who are ready to delve a little deeper into the human condtion as seen and experienced by kids their age.  Watch for it at your fall Bedford Falls book fairs!

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