Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? Ten-year-old Winnie Foster must consider this question even as she is kidnapped, witnesses a murder, and assists in a jailbreak. The adventure begins when she finds a spring gushing with water that gives anyone who drinks it eternal life. She meets the Tuck family who drank from the spring years ago and tell Winnie of the dark side of living forever in this world. Will Winnie decide to join them?
This is one of the books students read in Hewitt’s Lightning Literature and Composition program for Grades 4. It can be purchased separately or in a pack. The books are listed in the order they are read for the course in the description of the Student Workbook.