Louis Undercover by Fanny Britt
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
First Published: October 1st, 2017
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Recommended Age: 12+
Genres & Themes: Young Adult, Graphic Novel, Family, Alcoholism, Love
Louis’s dad cries — Louis knows this because he spies on him. His dad misses the happy times when their family was together, just as Louis does. But as it is, he and his little brother, Truffle, have to travel back and forth between their dad’s country house and their mom’s city apartment, where she tries to hide her own tears.
When Louis and Truffle go to their dad’s for two weeks during the summer, their father seems to have stopped drinking. And when Truffle has a close call from a bee sting, their mother turns up and the reunited foursome spend several wonderful days in New York — until they reach the end of the road, again. Continue reading