March/April 2002

The Crash

I can’t remember the crash, Only closing my eyes, A falling feeling rushing through me, As if I were sinking under water. But there was none, just rocks. My eyes wouldn’t open. I remember thinking this must be What it’s like being dead. I floated out of the ditch, “Crawling like a cat,” they told […]

Reb’s Secrets

“Mother, don’t,” I shrieked. Mother looked at me and opened her mouth threateningly. “Rebecca, you’ll wake everybody up!” “I like this side,” I said quickly, stroking the dark yellow cotton. “Yes, but you know that your grandmother made that quilt and when she arrives, she’ll want to see the patchwork side up. Say you had […]

Making Waves

Making Waves by Barbara Williams; Dial Books for Young Readers: New York, 2000; $17.99 In making waves, author Barbara Williams returns to her two main characters who survived the sinking of the Titanic in her last book, Titanic Crossing. These two young people, Albert Trask and Emily Brewer, continue the friendship they forged on that […]