by Grace Roberts
Sleeping Through Thunder follows the life of Utis Padley the year after her foster father died, when Utis and her five foster siblings are unable to continue their homeschooling and are instead sent to public school in Seattle. While their sister is hospitalized for an illness, Utis navigates her way through her first year of school while avoiding the trouble that brews at home with her irresponsible foster mother and volatile siblings. Through it all, she learns that family isn’t defined by blood or legalities, but by who is there when the thunder wakes her.
FICTION | Paperback | 319 Pages | 2014