For aspiring writer Amen McBee, life at the end of the nineteenth century with her four older sisters (Augusta, Abigail, and the "Bellas," twins Annabella and Arabella) is full of adventure. The only trouble in Amen’s life is Mr. Tominski, the strange old man who lives in the woods and keeps a trained flock of doves. Her sisters warn Amen that the dove keeper is not the be trusted, but Amen’s father insists that Mr. Tominski wouldn’t hurt a soul. Who is right?
Betsy Byars is a Newbery Medal winner and a National Book Award winner. Her first children’s book was published in 1962, after it had been rejected nine times. Since then, her works have appeared on the best books lists of the… More about Betsy Byars
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Published by Listening Library (Audio) Dec 13, 2005| 153 Minutes| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780807216613