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Y for Alexander Yates’ tale of loss & belonging in The Winter Place
Dad’s sudden death, fast move to never-seen grandparents’ home – in Finland, that man, everywhere, and the ghost bear… Dad made sure that Tess and Axel learned Finnish from their late mother’s childhood book collection, but they weren’t at all prepared to wind up with their maternal grandparents far away in Finland, visited by its mythic spirits. And the mysterious man who visits them on both sides of the Atlantic, the brown bear where none should be, and the ghost wheelchair that only Axel can see? Who could be ready for that? Visit the book’s page here on publisher’s website and scroll down to read an excerpt as you begin …