September 01, 2012
Radley just wants to get home to her parents in Vermont. While she was volunteering abroad, the American People's Party took power; the new president was assassinated; and the government cracked down on citizens. Travel restrictions are worse than ever, and when her plane finally lands in New Hampshire, Radley’s parents aren’t there.
Exhausted; her phone dead; her credit cards worthless: Radley starts walking.
Illustrated with fifty of the author's black and white photos, mainly of the countryside, this is a survival tale that includes philosophical themes of family and security. I can see fans of Pfeffer's Life As We Knew It enjoying this when they move on to high school.