Beth is a spirited woman with mental retardation, who spends nearly every day riding the buses in Philadelphia. The drivers, a lively group, are her mentors; her fellow passengers are her community. When Beth asks her sister Rachel to accompany her on the buses for one year, they take a transcendent journey together that changes Rachel's life in incredible ways and leads her to accept her sister at long last—teaching her to slow down and enjoy the ride.
Full of life lessons from which any reader will profit, Riding the Bus with My Sister is ""a heartwarming, life-affirming journey through both the present and the past...[that] might just change your life"" (Boston Herald)
""Clever and unsentimental"" —The Philadelphia Inquirer
""An amazing book...a beautiful story of the ties that bind...It touched my soul."" —Rosie O'Donnell