Aliens have invaded the earth and are forcing all Americans to move to Florida. Eleven-year-old Gratuity Tucci drives from Pennsylvania in her mother's car, picking up a renegade alien along the way. A funny, heart-warming, buddy adventurestory for the modern day. 2011 Odyssey Award Winner. The new animated film Home, based on this story, features Jim Parsons, Jennifer Lopez, and Steve Martin.