The Girl Who Fell From the Sky By Heidi Durrow
Rachel is the sole survivor of a horrible accident. Afterwards, she is sent to live with her grandmother in Portland, Oregon. A neighborhood where she looks different than all the other children. Rachels mother was Danish, and she has inherited her shockingly blue eyes, while her dark skin, hair and other features are a unique combination of both her parents. This novel follows Rachel as she grows up. She is teased at school, lonely and always searching for love and friendship. A bright, beautiful girl, Rachel struggles with who she is, who she came from and most importantly, who she is going to be. This story is a touching, heartfelt journey surrounding the consequences of a tragedy and maybe explaining it at the same time. I highly recommend this interesting read. It is well written and without a doubt something to think about.