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Wanting to earn a ten speed bicycle, 12-year old Ellen reluctantly agrees to spend a summer as a companion to 77-year-old Lilith. A powerful friendship grows between these two intriguing characters, and both gain a deeper understanding of old age, loneliness, insecurity, and death.

"The story is warm and the writing exemplary."-The New York Times Book Review

"A well-written, sympathetic but not sentimental story. An enjoyable, worthwhile book."-School Library Journal

"Written with grace and wit, the story entertains while it teaches a lesson about the human condition."-Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

A 12-year-old girl relates her experiences during the summer she spends as a companion to a 77-year-old woman.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780912670522
Author:
Irwin, Hadley
Publisher:
Feminist Press
Location:
Old Westbury, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Old age
Subject:
Old age -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
v. 12, pt. B
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.4 in 7 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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