Recommended by the Building Bridges of Understanding for
3rd to 6th class to support children’s use of clarifying and connections.
2nd to 6th class for introducing inferring.
Each button on Laura’s memory string represents a piece of her family history. The buttons Laura cherishes the most belonged to her later mother. When the string breaks, Laura’s new stepmother is there to comfort her and search for a missing button, but it isn’t the same.
In this moving story, Laura comes to discover that a memory string is also for recording new memories.