The moving and uplifting story of Juniper Lemon, as she navigates the holes that have been torn in her world by her big sister's sudden death - and the mysteries that Camilla left behind.
Julie Israel did a lot of telling stories before she ever figured
out how to write them- around the campfire, in grade school
parodies, at meals where she had to account for the peas that
mysteriously vanished from her plate, but did not end up in her
She didn't try writing a book until high school, and didn't finish one until after she had graduated college, taught English in Japan, tutored, written freelance, begun volunteering, and completed her first secret mission as a spy. Okay, she was never a spy. She's still telling tales. It's one of her favourite things to do from her native Portland, Oregon, where she really does enjoy making art, learning, and sometimes vegetables.
Juniper is her first novel.