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Belle Prater's Boy

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ISBN13: 9780440413721
ISBN10: 0440413729
Condition: Standard
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Awards

A Newbery Honor Book
An ALA Best Books for Young Adults
An ALA Notable Children's Book
A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book
A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

When Belle Prater disappears, her boy Woodrow comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrow's cousin Gypsy lives next door and tries to find out about his mother's disappearance. As the cousins spend time together, they find they have much in common and become best friends during their sixth-grade year. But Gypsy, the town beauty, has hidden secrets of her own and wonders how Woodrow accepts his mother's disappearance when she can't get over her father's death. That's when Woodrow tells Gypsy the truth about his mother.

Review:

"White gives her protagonists the courage to face tragedy and transcend it — and the ability to pass along that gift to the reader." Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

Review:

"White paints a vivid picture of small-town Appalachia in the 1950s....Characterization is superb." School Library Journal (Starred Review)

Review:

"Ruth White creates a satisfying feeling of community....An admirable, stirring book." The New York Times Book Review

Synopsis:

The stirring 1997 Newbery Honor Book. When Belle Prater disappears, her boy Woodrow comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrow's cousin Gypsy lives next door and the two children find they have much in common. But unlike Woodrow, who has accepted his mother's disappearance, Gypsy can't get over her father's death. That's when Woodrow tells Gypsy the truth about his mother. "A vivid picture of small-town Appalachia in the 1950s".--"School Library Journal", starred. 208 pp. 100,000 print. (Children's Books--Ages 9-12)

Synopsis:

When Belle Prater disappears, Belles boy, Woodrow, comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrows cousin Gypsy is the town beauty, but she has hidden sorrows and secrets of her own. She wonders how Woodrow can accept his mothers disappearance when shes never gotten over her fathers death. Thats when Woodrow tells Gypsy the secret about his mother.

About the Author

Ruth White lives in Pennsylvania.

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books R us, May 29, 2009 (view all comments by books R us)
I think the book is very interesting, and it has many secrets to be read. When I read it for the first time it was hard to put down it was soooo good.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780440413721
Author:
White, Ruth
Publisher:
Yearling
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Loss (psychology)
Subject:
Identity -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Cousins
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
paperback
Publication Date:
19980112
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.67x5.22x.55 in. .33 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Product details 224 pages Yearling Books - English 9780440413721 Reviews:
"Review" by , "White gives her protagonists the courage to face tragedy and transcend it — and the ability to pass along that gift to the reader."
"Review" by , "White paints a vivid picture of small-town Appalachia in the 1950s....Characterization is superb."
"Review" by , "Ruth White creates a satisfying feeling of community....An admirable, stirring book."
"Synopsis" by , The stirring 1997 Newbery Honor Book. When Belle Prater disappears, her boy Woodrow comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrow's cousin Gypsy lives next door and the two children find they have much in common. But unlike Woodrow, who has accepted his mother's disappearance, Gypsy can't get over her father's death. That's when Woodrow tells Gypsy the truth about his mother. "A vivid picture of small-town Appalachia in the 1950s".--"School Library Journal", starred. 208 pp. 100,000 print. (Children's Books--Ages 9-12)
"Synopsis" by , When Belle Prater disappears, Belles boy, Woodrow, comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrows cousin Gypsy is the town beauty, but she has hidden sorrows and secrets of her own. She wonders how Woodrow can accept his mothers disappearance when shes never gotten over her fathers death. Thats when Woodrow tells Gypsy the secret about his mother.
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