Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Signal by Cynthia DeFelice
Owen has just moved to a new town with his workaholic father. Since it's the beginning of summer he faces several lonely months until he can meet some new friends. But while on a run with his dog he meets Campion, a girl his age living alone in an abandoned house. She tells him that she is only staying there for a few days until her parents return for her. Campion claims that she is from another planet and was accidentally left behind by her family. But on the night of the full moon, just four days from now, they will see the signal she is preparing for them and will return to pick her up. As she gets to know Owen better she invites him to come along as well and he is faced with a big decision.