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Apr 01, 1986
| ISBN 9780440403449
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Apr 01, 1986 | ISBN 9780440403449 | Middle Grade (8-12)
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.
Whether she’s writing comedy, adventure, or poignant, powerful drama—from Attaboy, Sam! and Anastasia Krupnik to Number the Stars and The Giver—Lois Lowry’s appeal is as broad as her subject matter and as deep as her desire to affect an eager generation of readers. An author who is… More about Lois Lowry
"Lowry hones her writing to a high polish through which vivid settings and textured characters gleam in high relief."–Booklist, starred review.
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