So B. It is by Sarah Weeks. A wonderful book! A must read! Heidi and her mentally disabled mother are cared for by their unconventional neighbor. A mysterious word in her mother's vocabulary starts her on a journey to discover her family's identity and by extension her own. Who or what is "soof"? She travels alone from Nevada to New York to search out the secrets of her past, but are some secrets better not known? What happens when the answers you discover are not the answers you really wanted? You will laugh and cry your way through this delightful book.
Ratings: 7th grade - 10 out of 10.