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Publisher Comments:

Twelve-year-old Grace and her mother have always been their own family, traveling from place to place like gypsies. But Grace wants to finally have a home all their own. Just when she thinks she's found it her mother says it's time to move again. Grace summons the courage to tell her mother how she really feels and will always regret that her last words to her were angry ones.

After her mother's sudden death, Grace is forced to live with a grandmother she's never met. She can't imagine her mother would want her to stay with this stranger. Then Grace finds clues in a mysterious treasure hunt, just like the ones her mother used to send her on. Maybe it is her mother, showing her the way to her true home.

Lyrical, poignant and fresh, The Secret Hum of a Daisy is a beautifully told middle grade tale with a great deal of heart.

Synopsis:

In this Newbery Honor Book, a troublesome 12-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.

Synopsis:

Hollis Woods has been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all. When Hollis is sent to Josie, shell do everything in her power to make sure they stay together.

About the Author

Patricia Reilly Giffs most recent Delacorte book is All the Way Home. She is also the author of Lily's Crossing, a Newbery Honor Book and Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book.

From the Hardcover edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440415787
Author:
Giff, Patricia R
Publisher:
Dell Yearling
Author:
Giff, Patricia Reilly
Author:
Holczer, Tracy
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Family - Orphans & Foster Homes
Subject:
Family - Adoption
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.57x5.17x.45 in. .26 lbs.
Age Level:
08-13

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Product details 176 pages Dell Yearling - English 9780440415787 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In this Newbery Honor Book, a troublesome 12-year-old orphan, staying with an elderly artist who needs her, remembers the only other time she was happy in a foster home, with a family that truly seemed to care about her.
"Synopsis" by , Hollis Woods has been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all. When Hollis is sent to Josie, shell do everything in her power to make sure they stay together.
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