In the Tree House

Illustrated by Dusan Petricic
Kids Can Press, 2013
ISBN 978-1-55453-635-1

An evocative story about two brothers who are growing up (one faster than the other), an unusual summer night and a special tree house that proves childhood is not just a time but also a place.   

I love this book because it was inspired by the Blackout of 2003. I always wanted a tree house. We weren’t the kind of family that built things. So, I waited until I was a grownup and built one out of words.