This is a beautiful book about a young girls journey in a small Vermont town in the seventies. Mimi faces many challenges as an interracial girl in a rigid community. Yet her strength shines through and makes many ripples on deep ponds.
Mimi shares with one of her teachers her dream to be an astronaut. She is suprised her teacher doesn't laugh at her like many others have and her teacher replies:
" Our dreams are a serious matter. When You take them seriously everyone else does too"