When a child is born on Harding Street, Millicent plants a tree in the family’s yard. The babies connect on a spiritual level and are shaped into the adults they become by the comfort of their birthday trees. The old woman is rejuvenated by her Sycamores and depends on them for her survival. A bond is formed between the trees and residents of Harding Street promoting love and reconciliation.
February 24, 2017
I love this book. I am not typically satisfied with novellas, but this one was lovely. The words wrapped me in warmth and I felt as if I was there. It was more than a series of stories, but a homecoming. If you are looking for something to restore you, this is the book.