The Music Box Author:T. Davis Bunn Angie Picard had returned to her hometown in the hill country with a passion for teaching. Watching the thrill of discovery light up a young face was a joy so powerful she often needed to turn away toward the blackboard until she could regain her composure. But Angie had also come home as a young widow whose sorrow ran deep. — Melissa Nealey wa... more »s a quiet and shy newcomer to Angie's eighth-grade classroom. She had moved to the hilltown after the death of her mother, and in the lonely girl's face Angie recognizes a mirror image of her own haunting mask.
Angie's attempt to intervene in Melissa's life draws her into conflict with the girl's father. Gradually the relationship softens into a sense of involvement and even affection. But the key to their happiness lies with Melissa, who must first confront the secret that lies hidden within her most precious gift from her mother, a lovely music box.« less