Everyone thinks children are sweet as Necco Wafers, but I've lived long enough to know the truth: kids are rotten. The only difference between grown-ups and kids is that grown-ups go to jail for murder. Kids get away with it.
The story of a girl who moves to Florida because her mother gets a new job. This all takes place in 1935, so where she comes from is a hard place, but Florida is like something she has never seen before.