Ten-year-old Judith McPherson fills her free time creating a world in her room. She takes left-overs from her late mother’s life, rubbish and recycling that she finds in the school-yard and sidewalks to create a miniature town that represents what she hopes her town will be like after Armageddon.
Judith is a lonely child, who is being raised by a father who seems to believe that the only socializing she needs is church and bible reading. No wonder Judith begins to believe that she truly does have a personal connection to God.
In the interest of leaving the rest of the novel for you to discover on your own I won’t go into more details. However, this is one novel that has stayed with me and has had me thinking about it since I read it. I highly recommend this as it brings up quite a few questions concerning religion, school behavior and parenting. Well done, McCleen!