This is one of the books I would have never read if someone didn't tell me about it, but I was wrong it was probably the best book I have ever read, in fact it is my #1 book of 2013 so far. So to sum it up a girl named Sal is moving away from Kentuckey to Ohio, Sal really didn't want to leave but she and her father left to Ohio. After this she see's her new neihborhood and says somthing about the houses being as small as birdhouses. Once they were settled in Sal's Gram and Gramps take on vacation to go to Iowa where her mother lived, in a series of crazy events including a lunitic, a snake bite, and a couple death's. Will Sal ever see her mother again?, Who will die?, Will Gram and Gramps get a ticket?, and "Are we there yet!?. Find out in his awesome book!