Enter a unique group of characters to help Willow cope with the death of her parents. Suddenly Willow, despite her grieving, is part of a group. She begins to form relationships and attachments to these people who welcome her into their home. They are misfits themselves, but in a different way. Immigrants, they stand out from the crowd, too.
I have pondered what to write about this book for nearly a week now, and have come to realize that whatever I write just won't describe how good I think this book is. Although I am not a re-reader, I think my oldest daughter will love Counting By 7s, and may just have to read this aloud to my girls so I can hear this story one more time.