Here's the mysterious but intriguing blurby-blurb!
"The Bell family's ancestors were showered with honors, gifts and grants of land. In exchange, they have bestowed a Gift, once every 25 years, on the town. The Gifts have ranged from a statue to a bell tower with stained-glass windows, but now it's Darius's father's turn - and there is no money for an impressive gift. It looks as though a wheelbarrow full of vegetables is the best they can do. Darius is determined to preserve the family honor, and when an earthquake reveals something glorious, he thinks he's found the answer..."
I may be 19 but that isn't going to stop me from reading children's novels that drop kicks me in the Feels. If someone tries to judge you for reading Children's Novels, you should just yank their hair and kick dirt in their eyes and they'll totally leave you alone, or tell on you.
- Stop! Wait a minute.
There are spoilers beyond this line, so if you're up to ruining this book for yourself, then proceed right ahead but you need to fill my cup and pour some...not...liquor...in it. Perhaps some cordial? Kids drink cordial, right? Yeah. So my mum told me that there are spoilers ahead so you probably shouldn't -