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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy (Readers Circle)

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Publisher Comments:

[set star] "Both beautiful and emotionally honest, both funny and piercingly sad."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
 
Turner Buckminster hates Phippsburg, Maine. Then he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a smart, sassy girl from a poor nearby island community. Lizzie introduces Turner to the wonders of Maine's coast. But the two soon discover that the town elders, along with Turner's father, want to force the people to leave Lizzie's island to start a tourist trade there. Based on the true story of a community's destruction, this sensitively written novel highlights a unique friendship during a time of change, and was awarded both a Newbery Honor and Printz Honor.

Synopsis:

This historical novel, based on the true story of a community's destruction, follows Turner Buckminster and Lizzie Bright as their friendship forms and their lives are changed.
 

About the Author

Gary D. Schmidt has written several novels for children and young adults. He lives in Alto, Michigan.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375841699
Author:
Schmidt, Gary D
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Author:
Schmidt, Gary D.
Subject:
Social Issues - Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Clergy
Subject:
Moving, Household
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Situations / Prejudice & Racism
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Subject:
islands;racism;1900s;historical fiction;ministers children;unlikely friendship;c
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Readers Circle
Publication Date:
20130514
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
6.92x5.03x.65 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
10-12

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