From Our Editors
Cassie Binegar yearns for orderliness in her life, for sameness. Then her grandmother arrives. Other relatives come too--their eccentricities adding to the slapdash ways of Cassie's own exuberant family. And Cassie learns that some things should not stay the same forever.
From the Publisher
After her grandfather's death, Cassie longs for an orderliness to life -' a pattern -' that doesn't exist among her raucous, loving family. But during an eventful summer by the sea, she begins to learn that some things do not stay the same forever. Colorful characters [and] Cassie's continuing and believable growth in understanding her...