"This delightful story captivated my attention and kept me reading to the end of the book. Cassandra is a real and engaging character, and the conflicts that she faces throughout the story had me turning the pages to discover how things were resolved. I loved the Hawaiian setting in this story and her use of the Menehunes and their gift added an interesting twist. I highly recommend this book." ~Holly E. Messick, Author and retired Librarian
Isolated on a Maui mountaintop, Cassandra has only her imagination to keep her company. Shut in due to her heart condition and shut out emotionally by her father, she meets the Menehune in a dream. Their "Gift" enables her to take the first step away from her loneliness. Along the way she finds an amazing woman in the grandmother she never knew and experiences true friendship with a new classmate. Eventually she learns that to love another she must open her heart, even if it means it may break.