When Amalee’s grandmother dies, she inherits a very strange object: a huge champagne bottle filled with over a thousand dollars’ worth of change. Amalee is told to spend the money on something important, so she decides to make a movie about endangered species. Soon there’s as much going on behind the scenes as there is in front of the camera, as Amalee deals with a new friend, a very cute older boy, her wacky family friends, and other challenges. She also discovers something she never expected to find....
"She's the best one"
Amalee’s world is out of order. She’s used to things being all over the place, because of the frequent presence of her father’s bantering, bickering group of friends. But now everything is a big question mark. School isn’t what it used to be, and Amalee’s not really sure she likes her friends anymore. Life is a mystery that’s weighing her down.Then Amalee’s dad becomes seriously ill, and life becomes even more complicated. The world quiets to a whisper... until Amalee finds help from some very unexpected places.
"Great reading, not the best story"