Internationally bestselling author of BEWARE THAT GIRL and THE UNLIKELY HERO OF ROOM 13b Teresa Toten’s new novel EIGHT DAYS is about 14 year old Samantha who thought her mother died years ago, goes on an eight day journey from Toronto to Chicago with her alcoholic grandfather and eccentric, wig-wearing neighbour, Aggie, to find out the truth about her mom only to discover that family comes in all shapes and sizes; sold to Anne Shone at Scholastic Canada by Samantha Haywood of Transatlantic Agency (Canada English).