Finding Fortune

finding-fortuneWritten by Delia Ray


Ren has decided to run away from home. Her mom and dad had separated before her dad had left for Afghanistan. Now his duty is almost over and her mom has been spending a lot of time with the neighbor, Rick. Her mom didn’t even do anything special for the last day of sixth grade. Ren is running to Fortune, a ghost town a few miles away. Or Mis-Fortune, as many call it. Mrs. Baxter, the landlady of the old school, lets Ren a room. What are Mrs. Baxter’s secrets? Why is she roaming the school at nights? Can Ren help Mrs. Baxter and herself?

Review by Diann Cox, Farnsworth Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★½ (4.5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades 5 and up

Finding Fortune
Written by Delia Ray
Farrar Straus Giroux
280 pages
Release Date: November 10, 2015
A review copy was provided by the publisher.

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