Across Five Aprils

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Product Details

Price
$6.99  $6.43
Publisher
Berkley Books
Publish Date
Pages
190
Dimensions
4.19 X 0.53 X 6.86 inches | 0.21 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780425102411

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About the Author

Irene Hunt was the author of many distinguished books for young readers. Her first novel, Across Five Aprils, was a Newberry Award nominee and received a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. Her second novel, Up a Road Slowly, was awarded the Newberry Medal in 1966. Ms. Hunt was born in southern Illinois and received degrees from the University of Illinois and the University of Colorado. For many years she taught in the public schools of northern Illinois, and later taught psychology at the University of South Dakota. She died in 2001.

Reviews

Praise for the Novels of Irene Hunt

"A deeply affecting, affirmative story."--Booklist

"A powerfully moving story."--Chicago Daily News

"An intriguing and beautifully written book, a prize to those who take the time to read it, whatever their ages."--The New York Times

"This is a beautifully written book, filled with bloodshed, hate, and tears, but also with love, loyalty, and compassion, with unforgettable characters, and with ideas and implications that have meaning for young people today."--Chicago Tribune