Told through poems, this emotionally-charged collection explores the death of a parent through the eyes of a child and then a young woman and features stunning folk-art images that capture hope, strength, and the will to overcome. - (Baker & Taylor)

An emotionally-charged collection of poems explores the death of a parent through the eyes of a child and then a young woman and features folk-art images that capture hope, strength, and the will to overcome. - (Baker & Taylor)

<p>Ayoung girl thinks of her mom as a superhero, a doctor, her North Star. She feels loved in her mother's arms and capable of conquering the world. But when her beloved role model unexpectedly dies, she cannot even cry; sadness is too overwhelming. As she struggles with grief, she must learn how to carry on while keeping the memory of her mother very much alive inside her heart. </p><p>In moving poems, Hope Anita Smith explores a personal yet emotionally universal subject: the death of a parent. Through the eyes of a child and then a young woman, these poignant poems, together with stunning folk-art images, powerfully capture the complicated feelings of someone who shows great hope, strength, and will to overcome.</p> - (McMillan Palgrave)