"The setting for this book is electric, full of colour, sweet smells, heat and dizzying heights. The themes of reuniting family, carrying on family traditions, creating another generation and holding in secrets spring out at the reader, provoking not only laughter but also deep thought and sighs of contentment." (Canadian Materials
"Interspersed throughout this charming story are little nuggets of wisdom written in a thoughtful, impressionable, and memorable manner...Reece has crafted a coming of age tale which should be sad and painful but instead is spirited. Recommended." (Library Media Connection
This teen novel will capture the imagination of boys and girls alike.