Saturday, November 8, 2008

The Smell of Old Lady Perfume

The Smell of Old Lady Perfume by Claudia Guadalupe Martinez
When sixth-grader Chela Gonzalez's father has a stroke and her grandmother moves in to help take care of the family, her world is turned upside down.

1 comment:

Diana Pierce said...

...This is a sweet coming-of-age story, telling of the cruelties of children toward one another and dealing with the loss of a parent. The story should appeal to readers dealing with their own tween years.