Elizabeth is forced to grow up when her father goes to fight in World War II. Her family moves in with her grandfather, and a special friend is struck by tragedy.
An ALA Notable Children’s Book.
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"Lowry hones her writing to a high polish through which vivid settings and textured characters gleam in high relief."–Booklist, starred review.
About Lois Lowry
“As a child, I was always writing lists and keeping journals—much like Anastasia does. Today, I still do these things. I guess I’ll always be like Anastasia; I’m still a kid at heart.”—Lois LowryLois Lowry has twice won the prestigious… More about Lois Lowry
Published by Yearling Apr 01, 1986| 192 Pages| 5-3/16 x 7-5/8| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780440403449