Patricia Reilly Giff (Author)
January 15, 2019
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds
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About the Author
Patricia Reilly Giff received two Newbery Honor Awards for her novels Lily's Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods. Some of her other middle grade novels include Genevieve's War, winner of the Christopher Award, Nory Ryan's Song, an ALA Notable Book, and Eleven. Her Kids of the Polk Street School series remain a popular chapter book mainstay. She has a doctorate in reading and spent twenty years teaching in New York City public schools. Becca Stadtlander is an illustrator and fine artist. She is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art and lives in Covington, Kentucky.
"Genevieve's frequent quandaries about trust and betrayal in a changing landscape are timeless in their relevance. . . . Engrossing."--Kirkus Reviews "[T]his story makes the human dynamics of World War II engaging and understandable to middle-grade readers."--The Horn Book "Giff ably illustrates the physical and mental effects of war, and the heroism found in unexpected places and people. . . . Rich and engaging."--Publishers Weekly ★ "Full of hardship, peril, and quiet heroism."--Booklist, Starred Review