December Stillness

Backorder

Description

QUESTIONS

Sensitive and idealistic fifteen-year-old Kelly McAllisterfeels at odds with everyone around her. Her best friendhas suddenly turned boy crazy. Her talented mothercreates greeting card designs instead of real art, andher father never talks to her about anything exceptworking hard and getting ahead.

That's why Kelly becomes so involved in the plight of ahomeless Vietnam vet who takes refuge in the libraryeach day. Interviewing him began as a Social Studiesproject, but it takes on new meaning after her offers offood and friendship backfire into a real disaster.What had the war done to destroy this man? And whathad it done to her own father, who had been to thesame war ... and refuses to speak of it?

Product Details

Price
$8.99
Publisher
Harperteen
Publish Date
September 01, 1990
Pages
192
Dimensions
3.99 X 7.06 X 0.52 inches | 0.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780380707645

Earn by promoting books

Earn money by sharing your favorite books through our Affiliate program.

Become an affiliate

About the Author

Mary Downing Hahn's many acclaimed novels include such beloved ghost stories as Wait Till Helen Comes, Deep and Dark and Dangerous, and Took. A former librarian, she has received more than fifty child-voted state awards for her work. She lives in Columbia, Maryland, with a cat named Nixi.

Reviews

"A touching novel"--" Kirkus""Hahn's story will illuminate and linger"--" Booklist"