First Star

These girls had stopped looking at calendars. They didn’t wear watches. They shut their eyes when the first star appeared in the sky. The reason they wished every day to be the same was that at the end of the month, Clair would be moving … and Hailey would be left behind.

Alice Hoffman
Hoffman, Alice - Aquamarine

Author: Middle Grade Carousel

A mother-daughter duo dedicated to all things Middle Grade, CJ & Elza run a series of monthly reading challenges. You can also find them on Twitter: @kindeladies, or Instagram: @mgcarousel.

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