June Sparrow and the Million Dollar Penny
Written by Rebecca Chace, Illustrated by Kacey Schwartz.
Publisher: Balzer + Bray (May 30, 2017)
June Sparrow and her best friend—a miniature pig named Indigo Bunting—have always been just fine on their own. June is a wealthy orphan who’s lived in New York City her whole life. But on June’s twelfth birthday, she suddenly loses her fortune and is forced to move in with an aunt she’s never even met, in the tiny town of Red Bank, South Dakota.
Now June has to live on a farm with grouchy Aunt Bridget, who sees her best friend as potential bacon! Things look up when one day, June finds a mysterious Penny Book that her mother used to keep. She is instantly intrigued by what her mother called the Big One, the rarest and most valuable of all pennies. Finding it could be June’s ticket back to New York and her old life. But the only guide June and Indigo have is a cryptic list her mom left behind...