A Figure of Speech

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Dell, Dec 15, 1974 - Grandfathers - 159 pages
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Jenny has never related well to her family--except for her grandfather. When she finds out that her parents are planning to send him to an old age home, she tells him, and he runs away. The tragic results widen the gulf between Jenny and her parents; nothing will ever be the same.

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About the author (1974)

Norma Fox Mazer, who lives in Montpelier, Vermont, has written nearly thirty novels and short-story collections for young adults. Her novels, including "Missing Pieces", "Out of Control", "Girlhearts", and the Newbery Honor Book "After the Rain", are critically acclaimed and popular among young readers for their portrayal of teens.

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