Missing May is a wonderful story about a young girl named Summer who, after her mother dies, goes to live with her Aunt May and Uncle Ob. She lives with them for six years before Aunt May passes away unexpectedly. In the story, Uncle Ob and Summer are trying to learn how to deal with losing May. It is an excellent story to read with youth to discuss grief and loss. Escellent as a discussion starter.
This is a pretty short book, but what it lacks in length, it makes up for in warmth. It's about a girl Summer, who parents died when she was six. After being passed around from relative to relative, her aunt May and uncle Ob take her and give her the best home. When Summer is 12, May passes away and the book details how Summer and Ob try to go on living without her. A boy of Summer's age, Cletus, enters their life when May exits and they learn about living and loving and going on after someone close to you in gone. A truly good book.