Julie would remember her happy days at Aunt Cordelia’s forever. Running through the spacious rooms, singing on rainy nights in front of the blazing fireplace. There were rides in the woods on Peter the Great, the races with Danny Trevort. Maybe best of all were the precious moments alone in her room at night, gazing at the sea of stars. But there was sadness too - the painful jealousy Julie felt after her sister got married, the tragic death of a schoolmate, and the bitter disappointment of her first love. Sometimes it all seemed like too much to handle. Julie was having a hard time believing life was fair. But she would have to be fair to herself before she could even think about new beginnings….
© Edna St. Vincent Millay's poems "Renascence" and "God's World" are from Collected Poems, Harper & Row. Copyright © 1912, 1913, 1940, 1948 by Edna St. Vincent Millay. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission of Norma Millay Ellis. "I Shall Not Care" is from Collected Poems by Sara Teasdale, Macmillan. Copyright © 1915. All rights reserved. Copyright renewed 1934 by Mamie Wheless; used by permission of the publisher. Up a Road Slowly copyright © 1966 by Irene Hunt. All rights reserved. (P)2011 AudioGo