When sixteen-year-old Laura attends her wealthy, strong-willed grandmother's birthday celebrations in a village in Pennsylvania her grandmother is restoring, she becomes dramatically reacquainted with various relatives, hears of the dissolution of her parents' marriage, finds out some of her own strengths and talents, and learns what makes her grandmother interfere so forcefully in the lives of her family.

The Potter's Wheel 1988, Morrow Junior Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780688064631