Hope is a 16-year-old girl living with her Aunt Addie, a chef and restaurant manager. Never staying in one place for long, the story opens with yet another move, this time from Brooklyn. But before she leaves, Hope scribbles 'Hope Was Here' onto the menu board, a ritual she carries out whenever they have to hit the road again... will she continue to have hope as she moves out into the country? Ages 12 & up. Newbery Honor Book.