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by Sheila O'Connor
- ISBN: 0399254587
- Category: Сhildren's books
- Author: Sheila O'Connor
- Subcategory: Growing Up & Facts of Life
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- Language: English
- Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition (May 12, 2011)
- Pages: 256 pages
- FB2 size: 1118 kb
- EPUB size: 1153 kb
- Rating: 4.4
- Votes: 951
FREE shipping on qualifying offers. A perfect summer read set in a mysterious artists' estate in the idyllic Midwestern countryside It's the summer before seventh grade.
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Lillian said, running her hand over the fabric. Sometimes instead of reading I just sat with her and sewed. Sometimes instead of reading I just sat with her and sewed ere turning to a doll. I still didn’t have an answer, but the steady act of sewing gave my heart some peace. We can make one for you when I’m finished, I offered. Or I’ll sew you one myself. Lillian’s face lit up. You could sew a doll for me?. I’ll ask Josie to bring a box of scraps up from her shed. You can pick out your own colors.
Her work has been recognized with. awards from the International Reading Association, the Minnesota Book Award the Michigan Award for Literary Fiction, and the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers title. Recently SPARROW ROAD was named a Best Book of the Year, by VOYA, Booklist, and Best of the Best by Chicago Public Libraries.
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Sparrow Road sounds like such an interesting place. Is it modeled from a real home that you know or is it all fictional? SOC: Sparrow Road is entirely fictional.
Posted on May 24, 2011 by Cindy Hudson. Sparrow Road sounds like such an interesting place. I have spent time at several artists colonies, as well as a working retreat farm run by some wonderful nuns, and each one of these places is dear to my heart. In a way, they’re all part of Sparrow Road-but as a place-Sparrow Road is its own enchanted world.
Tokens of Grace: A Novel in Stories. G. P. PUTNAM’S SONS,A division of Penguin Young Readers Group. Published by The Penguin Group. This book, or parts thereof, may not be reproduced in any form without permission in writing from the publisher, G. Putnam’s Sons, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group, 345 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014.
More about Sheila O’Connor. About Sheila O’Connor. Praise for Sparrow Road: International Reading Association Award Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards Finalist A VOYA Best Book A Booklist Best Book A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book A Bank Street Best Book ★ Readers finding themselves in this quiet world will find plenty of space to imagine and dream for themselves.
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Sparrow Road is a place for wishing long and dreaming, and so is this terrific novel. Sparrow Road is quite wonderful and I recommend it highly
Sparrow Road is a place for wishing long and dreaming, and so is this terrific novel. Sparrow Road is quite wonderful and I recommend it highly. Karen Cushman author of the Newbery Medal-winning, The Midwife's Apprentice, and the Newbery Honor-winning Catherine, Called Birdy "Sparrow Road has everything I could ask for in a novel - mysteries, secrets, a creepy mansion with a haunting past, a cast of unforgettable characters, and a twisting tale of self-discovery. Ann Martin, Newbery Honor-winning author of A Corner of the Universe show more.
Set against the backdrop of the Vietnam War, one young girl is determined to save her brother from the draft-and gets help from an unlikely source-in this middle grade tale perfect for fans of The Wednesday Wars. When eleven-year-old Reenie Kelly's mother passes away, she and her brothers are shipped off to live with their grandmother.