"An immediate and enduringly popular addition to personal, family, school and community library collections for young readers ages 8-12." --Midwest Book Review
It's definitely not what she had in mind for summer vacation.
When her friends disappear under mysterious circumstances, thirteen-year-old Lily sets out to discover more about the secret organization with which they were involved. Her investigation unearths a disturbing secret from her own past, unsettling her world even more. In the meantime, Lily makes a new friend and falls for a mysterious young man even as she remains unsure about whom to trust. As her world crashes down around her, Lily struggles to decide what to do next.
A suspenseful and reflective book with themes of self-empowerment, trust, acceptance of diversity, gardening, and politics.
"In Lily, young people continue to secretly grow vegetables, an illegal act in their world. They form diverse friendships across ethnic lines as they search for truth behind unanswered questions. Lily encourages readers to bravely work for a better world!"--Joyce Yoder, middle school teacher and principal