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Lily's Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
Book DescriptionThis year, as in other years, Lily has planned a spectacular summer in Rockaway, in her family's cozy house on stilts over the Atlantic Ocean. But by the summer of 1944, World War II has changed almost everyone's life. Lily's best friend, Margaret, and her family have moved to a wartime factory town, and worse, much worse, Lily's father is on his way overseas to the war.There's no one else Lily's age in Rockaway until Albert comes, a refugee from Hungary, a boy with a secret sewn into his coat. Albert has lost most of his family in the war; he's been through things Lily can't imagine. But when they join together to rescue and care for a kitten, they begin a special friendship.For Lily and Albert have their own secrets to share: They both have told lies, and Lily has told a lie that may cost Albert his life.."..Giff really pulls readers' heartstrings with Albert's memories of his family, the loss of Margaret's well-liked brother in the war, and Lily's joyful reunion with Poppy. Pull out the hankies for the final scene, in which Lily returns to Rockaway the following summer to find Albert--and Ruth--waiting for her. It's a strong ending to a deftly told story." -- "Kirkus Reviews"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780780792975
(190mm x 138mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Perfection Learning
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Patricia Reilly Giff
Jubilee, Hardback (September 2016)
"Judith stopped talking long ago when Mom left her in the care of beloved Aunt Cora. Going back into a regular fifth-grade classroom won't be easy, but she has her Dog and new friend who will help her through"--
Writing with Rosie, Hardback (August 2016)
"In a humorous and entertaining guide, two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff breaks down the process of writing fiction into steps, all while trying to cope with the constant distractions from her exuberant seventy-pound golden retriever puppy, Rosie."--
Hunter Moran Digs Deep, Paperback / softback (July 2015)» View all books by Patricia Reilly Giff
Two-time-Newberry-Honor-winner Patricia Reilly Giffs Hunter Moran hunts for a long-buried treasuretearing up the town and getting into some tight spots in the process in a humorous and heartwarming third book about Hunter. A companion to Hunter Moran Saves the Universe and Hunter Moran Hangs Out.
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