Two Kids is a good book about friendship, relationships and family. D.C. and Rob become friends.D.C. lives with her parents and younger brother Tommy. Rob lives with his parents and little sister Mattie. During the summer, Rob's dad has a fatal heart attack,leaving him to deal with those feelings. He meets D.C. again after school starts. They become the best of friends. Reading about the ordinary happenings of these two 12 year- olds and their siblings is a joy. Tragedy sticks in two ways for D.C. and Rob. A plane crashes into D.C.'s parents house. Rob is able to rescue D.C. but not Tommy. D.C.'s parents move away. Rob and D.C. stay in touch writing letters. Their "what if" letters are very touching. It leaves room for another book!