Hurt and angry that his grandfather is selling the family farm, Todd comes to help prepare for the next day's auction. A sad occasion becomes happy as the two share stories of the farm's past days. A moving story about coming to grips with loss and change.

"Reczuch's photorealistic watercolours both reinforce the story line and offer a strength of theri own as the tale progresses. The final portrait ...is one that will not be easily forgotten."  School Library Journal

Author Jan Andrews
Groundwood 1990

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