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One Came Home by Amy Timberlake
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One Came Home by Amy Timberlake
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Jan 07, 2014 | ISBN 9780375873454

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Starred Review, The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, February 2013:
“With its historical backdrop, enjoyable narrative, and endearing heroine, this will appeal both to fans of Philbrick’s The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg and Kelly’s The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate.”

Starred Review, School Library Journal, January 2013:
“Timberlake seamlessly integrates information about two significant events that occurred in Wisconsin in 1871… Georgie’s physical and emotional odyssey that occurs between those two events will linger in readers’ minds.”

Starred Review, The Horn Book, January/February 2013:
“…it’s Georgie’s voice that really brings the story to life, with its original, folksy turns of phrase and self-deprecating humor that make it as entertaining to read as a Christopher Paul Curtis novel.”

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, December 1, 2012:
“Georgie’s story will capture readers’ imaginations with the very first sentences and then hold them hostage until the final page is turned.”


Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book WINNER

Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Novel WINNER

Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year WINNER

New York Public Library Book for Reading and Sharing WINNER 2014

Newbery Honor Book WINNER 2014

Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award NOMINEE 2015

Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fischer Book Award NOMINEE 2015

ALA Notable Children’s Book SELECTION 2014

Children’s Book Committee at Bank Street College Children’s Book of the Year SELECTION 2014

Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choices SELECTION

NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies SELECTION 2014

Texas Lone Star Reading List FINALIST 2014

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