After her mother leaves home suddenly, thirteen-year-old Sal and her grandparents take a car trip retracing her mother's route. Along the way, Sal recounts the story of her friend Phoebe, whose mother also left.
"I enjoyed reading "Read Between the Lines', it's different from other books. You see how several individuals feel about themselves and how they see/feel about others. You don't have one main character, there's several, but each person relates..."
Ten-year-old Auggie Pullman, who was born with extreme facial abnormalities and was not expected to survive, goes from being home-schooled to entering fifth grade at a private middle school in Manhattan, which entails enduring the taunts and fear...