(originally: The Cat Across The Way)
Ann Huston, il. John Fernie
1968, Scholastic Book Services
10-year-old Lacey is miserable in her new life in
Nicely written and always in character as the point-of-view of a little girl. One of the last generation of those older children's books focused on what were once considered normal child concerns - friendships, family, neighborhood - before we entered the era of 'problem novels.'