Reality and fantasy collide in this “beautiful and reflective tale” (u003ciu003eBooklistu003c/iu003e, starred review) for fans of u003ciu003eCounting by 7su003c/iu003e and u003ciu003eBridge to Terabithiau003c/iu003e, about a girl who must save a magical make-believe world in order to save herself.u003cbru003eu003cbru003eThings Finley Hart doesn’t want to talk about:u003cbru003e -Her parents, who are having problems. (But they pretend like they’re not.)u003cbru003e -Being sent to her grandparents’ house for the summer.u003cbru003e -Never having met said grandparents.u003cbru003e -Her blue days—when life feels overwhelming, and it’s hard to keep her head up. (This happens a lot.)u003cbru003e u003cbru003eFinley’s only retreat is the Everwood, a forest kingdom that exists in the pages of her notebook. Until she discovers the endless woods behind her grandparents’ house and realizes the Everwood is u003ciu003erealu003c/iu003e—and holds more mysteries than she’d ever imagined, including a family of pirates that she isn’t allowed to talk to, trees covered in ash, and a strange old wizard living in a house made of bones.u003cbru003e u003cbru003eWith the help of her cousins, Finley sets out on a mission to save the dying Everwood and uncover its secrets. But as the mysteries pile up and the frightening sadness inside her grows, Finley realizes that if she wants to save the Everwood, she’ll first have to save herself.