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andlt;bandgt;Will a common cause unite two brothersand#8212;or drive them further apart? Find out in the sixth installment of Cynthia Voigtand#8217;s Tillerman cycle.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;If James and Sammy Tillerman agree on anything, itand#8217;s that they have nothing in common. Sammy is a tough jock, while James is an intellectual who has begun to question his identity. Then James enlists his brotherand#8217;s help to find Francis Verricker, who may be the father who deserted them long ago. Through this quest, the brothers learn more about themselves than they thought possible.andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; Cynthia Voigt writes realistically of human failureand#8212;and triumphand#8212;in this poignant novel from her acclaimed Tillerman cycle.

About the Author

Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for andlt;iandgt;Diceyand#8217;s Songandlt;/iandgt;, the Newbery Honor Award for andlt;iandgt;A Solitary Blueandlt;/iandgt;, and the National Book Award Honor for andlt;iandgt;Homecomingandlt;/iandgt;, all part of the beloved Tillerman cycle. She is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle grade and teen readers, including andlt;iandgt;Izzy, Willy-Nillyandlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Jackarooandlt;/iandgt;. She was awarded the Margaret A. Edwards Award in 1995 for her work in literature, and the Katahdin Award in 2004. She lives in Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442428836
Author:
Voigt, Cynthia
Publisher:
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Reprint
Series:
The Tillerman Cycle
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20120731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (no spcl fx); digital
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 12

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