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Hope the journey is worth it for Charlie and Me: 421 Miles from Home, by Mark Lowery (book review)
US cover UK cover It was the best vacation their family ever had, Charlie loved the dolphins, Martin loved the sea… Just have to go back, recapture the good times! Most middle grade guys wouldn’t voluntarily take their very individual younger brother on a very long train trip, but Martin isn’t most guys: his extremely different brother has been his annoyance and best friend since Charlie’s premature birth ten years ago. So if Charlie would be happiest seeing the dolphins again at the seacoast hundreds of miles away, then that’s what Martin will do! No need to involve ever-sad Mum and always-working Dad – not the same since that vacation… …