This week’s featured author is Christine Keleny, author of The Red Velvet Box.
This story is set in the early 1950s and can be enjoyed by anyone of any age. The Red Velvet Box is a book about a thirteen year old girl by the name of Katherine who is forced to spend her Thanksgiving break at her Grandmother’s, helping her mother clean out Grandma’s attic. Grandma Blanch has to move soon. She has been forgetting things lately, so Katherine’s mother, Ruth, doesn’t feel she can stay alone much longer. What they don’t realize is that Grandma is worse off than they thought.