While packing up her belongings and moving, an adult Tia Brooks stumbles across an old box that she had long forgotten about. Immediately she is transported to when she was eleven years old. Back then Tia was always known as a good girl. She always respected her parents and did what she was told. The fact was, she never thought not to. But that summer, the summer of 1979, a new girl named Kimberly Greene comes to Tia's small southern New Jersey neighborhood through a mutual friend and Tia's world begins to change. As Tia's friendship with Kimberly blooms, her senses of adventure and creativity are stirred. But it wasn't until one rainy afternoon inside playing with her dolls that Tia's entire reality is transformed and a great fear is awakened. Butterfly is a coming of age story that follows themind of an imaginative young girl back to adulthood.
Publisher: BookSurge Publishing (January 13, 2009)
© Tracy Ulshafer 2011