- New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age
- Girls' Life Magazine, Ten Best Summer Reads
- Featured in Teen Discussion Groups @ the Library
".flowing prose and vivid characterization.Hawes deliverers a rewarding read."
".behind the kidnapping drama, Hawes' eloquent words reveal complex truths of family love and sorrow."
"Hawes is excellent on the day-to-day difficulties of caring for a toddler, especially in secret."
"Hawes deals poignantly with loss and longing in a novel that is full of disappointment and heartbreak but that in the end offers hope."
-The Horn Book