When Mindy Eisen is chosen to be captain of color war, she naturally becomes the center of attention of Bais Devorah's seventh grade. But little does she know that a number of other unexpected events will keep her and the rest of the Eisens in the spotlight!
As the oldest child and only girl in her well- established family, Mindy has had a pampered, easy, and worry-free life. That is, until this week, when an overheard nighttime conversation is just the beginning of an unsettling series of events. What is the pile of papers her parents were sitting over that night? How will Mindy sleep after their house is broken into? What happened to her team's color war money? And finally, how will she ever adjust to the devastating news that really was the subject of her parents' kitchen table discussion?
This well written novel will keep young readers glued to their seats as they read how Mindy manages it all and emerges with a refreshing new perspective.