Halfway to the Sky Author:Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Twelve-year-old Dani is running away from home, or what’s left of home anyway. Her older brother, who had muscular dystrophy, died a few months ago. Then her father left and her parents got divorced. Now home is just Dani and her sad, silent mother, and Dani’s got to get away. She plans to do something amazing, and go where her paren... more »ts will never find her: she’s going to hike the whole Appalachian Trail, from Georgia to Maine. The trail is a legend in her family, the place where her parents met, fell in love, and got married 14 years before.
Unfortunately for her master plan, her mother doesn’t have much trouble figuring out where Dani’s gone. Now it’s the two of them, hiking for as long as Dani can manage to persuade her mother to keep going. But Dani’s got an even longer emotional journey to make—and it’s one she and her mom need to make together.
After Dani's brother dies and her father leaves, she runs away from home to hike the Appalachian Trail and her furious mother catches up with her . she persuades her mother to come with her. they begin an emotional journey marked by sorrow and joy
dani is running away from home.. or whats left of home. its to easy, really, justlike it was to easy for her brother to die. and for her father to leave, now its just dani and her tight-lipped mother and dani has to get away she plans to take an amazing trip where no one will ever find her she plans to hike the applachian trail the whole thing...
this book is a really good one i recommend it to anyone im 34 and i read it and its a really good book