Friday, April 27th is the Battle of Flowers Parade: The Twig will be open 12-6. After the parade join us for the Battle of Flowers After-Party in the Park at Pearl: 12:30-5.
Saturday, April 28th is Independent BookStore Day: The Twig will be open 10-4.
The Lottery Rose
Abused by his mother and her boyfriend, Georgie Burgess learns to hide his hurt. He withdraws into a safe and secret world of beautiful gardens filled with roses--just like those in the library book he treasures.
When Georgie wins a small rosebush in a grocery store lottery he gives it all the love and caring he's never had. Georgie's life begins to open up for him when the courts send him to a home for boys where he will be safe. Slowly, and not without pain, Georgie learns to give--and to receive--love...
“A deeply affecting, affirmative story.” Booklist