Selling Points: community, friendship, kids versus adults, cabins, land development, nature, grandparents, intergenerational
Publisher: Coteau Books
Pub Date: Apr/01/2015
Fiction Ages 8-12
It’s bittersweet: Ari’s beloved grandfather has died, but he’s left Ari an amazing gift—the inheritance of his cabin and land. The property is unusual, beautiful…and very marketable. With the family’s money troubles, the only sensible option is to sell it to a luxury hotel developer.
But for Ari, it’s the perfect place to live (hidden beaches, forest trails, locked doors, even an extraordinary new friend) and a connection with his grandfather too precious to lose.
With the adults determined to ignore everything Ari wants, how can he fight for his hopes, for his grandfather and for the land itself?