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Katy Thatcher was the bright and curious daughter of the town doctor. She was fascinated by her fathers work, and even as a child she knew that she too wanted to be a doctor. She wanted to know about people. Perhaps it was this, her insatiable curiosity, or simply the charm of Jacobs gentle intimacy with animals large and small, that fueled their friendship. Although Jacob never spoke to her or even looked at her directly, Katy grew to understand him from the moments they spent together quietly singing to the horses. She knew there was meaning in the sounds he made and purpose behind his movements. So when events took an unexpected and tragic turn, it was Katy alone who could unravel the mystery of what had occurred, and why.

A two-time recipient of the prestigious Newbery Medal, acclaimed author Lois Lowry presents a sensitive and moving story of a wide-eyed young girl growing up at the beginning of the twentieth century and the influence of the farm community around her. Through Katys eyes, readers can see the human face so often hidden under modern psychological terminology and experience for themselves the haunting impact of her friendship with the silent boy.

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From the two-time Newbery Medalist comes turn-of-the-century story of a young girl's haunting friendship with boy who never speaks to her or even looks at her directly, but whom she grows to understand.

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A two-time recipient of the Newbery Medal presents a sensitive, moving story of a wide-eyed young girl growing up at the beginning of the 20th century and the influence of the farm community around her. Through Katy Thatcher's eyes, readers can experience for themselves the haunting impact of her friendship with the silent boy.

About the Author

Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Readers Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, NUMBER THE STARS and THE GIVER. Her first novel, A SUMMER TO DIE, was awarded the International Reading Associations Childrens Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine. To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618282319
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Publisher:
Walter Lorraine Books
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Infants
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Babies
Subject:
Unmarried mothers
Subject:
People with mental disabilities
Subject:
Situations / General
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
no 401
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.37x5.75x.73 in. .78 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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"Synopsis" by , From the two-time Newbery Medalist comes turn-of-the-century story of a young girl's haunting friendship with boy who never speaks to her or even looks at her directly, but whom she grows to understand.
"Synopsis" by , A two-time recipient of the Newbery Medal presents a sensitive, moving story of a wide-eyed young girl growing up at the beginning of the 20th century and the influence of the farm community around her. Through Katy Thatcher's eyes, readers can experience for themselves the haunting impact of her friendship with the silent boy.
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