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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Synopsis:

Abused by his mother and her boyfriend, Georgie Burgess learns to hide his hurt. When Georgie wins a small rosebush in a grocery store lottery, he gives it all the love and caring he has never had. His life begins to open up when the courts send him to a home for boys where he will be safe. Slowly, and not without pain, Georgie learns to give--and to receive love.

About the Author

Irene Hunt is the author of many distinguished books for young people. Her first novel, Across Five Aprils, was a Newberry Honor Book and received a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. For her second novel, Up a Road Slowly, Ms. Hunt was awarded the Newberry Medal. Ms. Hunt was born in southern Illinois and has received degrees from the University of Illinois and the University of Colorado. For many years she taught in the public schools of northern Illinois, and later she taught psychology at the University of South Dakota. Ms. Hunt now lives in Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425101537
Author:
Hunt, Irene
Publisher:
Berkley Publishing Group
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Child abuse
Subject:
Behavior
Subject:
Social Situations - Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Child abuse -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Social Issues - Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Physical and Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Berkley/Pacer ed.
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series Volume:
11
Publication Date:
19861031
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
6.73x4.19x.53 in. .21 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , Abused by his mother and her boyfriend, Georgie Burgess learns to hide his hurt. When Georgie wins a small rosebush in a grocery store lottery, he gives it all the love and caring he has never had. His life begins to open up when the courts send him to a home for boys where he will be safe. Slowly, and not without pain, Georgie learns to give--and to receive love.
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