Each Little BIrd that Sings Author:Deborah Wiles Ten-year old Comfort Snowberger knows a thing or two about death. Her family owns the town funeral home and she has attended 247 funerals. She can tell you which casseroles are worth tasting, whom to sit next to, and whom to avoid at all costs. Number one on that avoid list is Comfort's sniveling, whining, unpredictable cousin Peach, who ruins e... more »very family occasion.
So when Great-great-aunt Florentine drops dead-- just like that--Comfort expects a family gathering to remember. What she doesn't count on is: One, she has to watch over Peach after the funeral. And two, her best friend, Declaration, has suddenly turned mean. Now, even if it means missing the most important funeral of her life, all Comfort really wants to do is sit in her closet with her dog, Dismay, and hide. And the biggest one of all is learning what it takes to handle them.« less