I cried nonstop from page 295 and page 307! Oh my goodness! What a touching story! It is all about accepting yourself, your life circumstances, yet never giving up on hopes and dreams, even if they seem unrealistic. It had a slow start. Then I was glad that I am a person who has a hard time abandoning books (accepting myself!). It is the best $0.99 that I ever spent. I think I am going to have my children’s literature students buy their own copy.