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The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon Marigolds

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The old, converted vegetable shop where Tillie lives is more like a madhouse than a home. Tillie's mother, Beatrice, is bitter and cruel, yet desperate for her daughters' love. Her sister, Ruth, suffers epileptic fits and sneaks cigarettes every chance she gets. In the midst of chaos, Tillie struggles to keep her focus and dreams alive. Tillie — keeper of rabbits, dreamer of atoms, true believer in life, hope, and the effect of gamma rays on man-in-the-moon marigolds.

About the Author

Paul Zindel (1936-2003) was discovered in the mid-1960s by Charlotte Zolotow, who had seen a television production of his Pulitzer Prize-winning play, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds and decided that Zindel must try his hand at young adult fiction. Mr. Zindel went on to become a pioneer in the genre as we know it today.

His books for HarperCollins include The Doom Stone and Loch, both Recommended Books for the Reluctant YA Reader (ALA), and the tragicomic memoir The Pigman & Me, which School Library Journal said in a starred review "allows readers a glimpse of Zindel's youth, gives them insight into some of his fictional characters, and provides many examples of universal experiences that will make them laugh and cry." The Pigman & Me was both a 1993 ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a 1993 ALA Notable Children's Book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060757380
Author:
Zindel, Paul
Publisher:
HarperTeen
Author:
by Paul Zindel
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Plays / Drama
Subject:
Children s-Drama
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20050329
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
6.78x4.34x.31 in. .13 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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