Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? That is what young Winnie Foster must decide when she discovers a spring on her family's property whose waters grant immortality. Members of the Tuck family, having drunk from the spring, tell Winnie of their experiences watching life go by and never growing older. But then Winnie must decide whether or t to keep the Tucks' secret-and whether or t to join them on their never-ending journey
Natalie Babbitt, who is also an illustrator, has won numerous prestigious awards for the children's books she has created, which include The Search for the Delicious, available on audio from Listening Library, and Bob: Or the Very Best Thing.