Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson tells the story of Claudia, a fourteen year old girl who is searching for her best friend, Monday who disappeared during their summer vacation. The story is set in Washington D.C. a place where monuments stand but it’s also a place where people are forgotten. Claudia and Monday usually write to each other all summer but this summer Claudia hasn’t received one letter from her best friend. After returning from her summer vacation with her grandmother Claudia tries to alert everyone about Monday’s disappearance but most people ignore her pleas for help.
As Claudia searches for her friend she finds her life changing. During her friends’ absence she starts developing new friendships and even now starts to fall for a boy. As the story unfolds Monday’s secret life is revealed. It’s a life of pain and family secrets.
This book was a heartbreaking story about friendship and the forgotten children whose cries aren’t heard after they disappear. The story is told various time periods Before Monday disappeared giving readers the chance to glimpse Claudia and Monday’s unique friendship and After Monday vanishes.
I think you’re all going really love this one!