The Crying Rocks

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Product Details

Price
$10.99
Publisher
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
208
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.6 inches | 0.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781481479769

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About the Author

Janet Taylor Lisle's books for young readers have received the Newbery Honor Award (Afternoon of the Elves), the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction (The Art of Keeping Cool), Holland's Zilveren Griffel, and Italy's Premio Andersen Award, among other honors. A graduate of Smith College and former journalist, Janet lives in Rhode Island and often draws on Rhode Island history in her work. Visit her online at JanetTaylorLisle.com.

Reviews

"[A] complex and engaging story."--Kirkus Reviews
"Lisle's fluidly written story fascinates."--Booklist
"[A] beautifully crafted story.... This lovely portrait of a strong girl facing her past and present with dignity and courage will receive a wide and enthusiastic readership."--School Library Journal
"Once again, Lisle...demonstrates her ability to sensitively and suspensefully unveil enigmatic characters' secrets...complex, intriguing characters."--Publishers Weekly
"[Lisle] skillfully weaves history, mystery and humor into a solidly entertaining story...a heartening example of the power of family love."--BookPage
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