After her grandfathers death, Cassie longs for an orderliness to life - a pattern - that doesnt 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 Cassies continuing and believable growth in understanding herself and others make this novel so distinctive. C.
During her familys first summer in a weathered old house by the sea, Cassie learns to accept change and to find her own space.