PrayerForOwenMeany: the story of John Wheelwright and his best friend Owen Meany growing up together in a small New England town during the 1950s and 1960s. According to John's narration, Owen is a remarkable boy in many ways; he believes himself to be God's instrument and sets out to fulfill the fate he has prophesied for himself.
Until that September of 1952, Luke Chandler had never kept a secret or told a single lie. But in the long, hot summer of his seventh year, two groups of migrant workers — and two very dangerous men — came through the Arkansas Delta to work the Chandler cotton farm. And suddenly mysteries are flooding Luke’s world.
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow, http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004GKNBX8/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_e.R0rb0Q00WPH An award winning book, but it wasn't one of my favorites. Can't say I recommend it.