The Wanderer

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.5 X 0.7 inches | 0.42 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780064410328

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About the Author

Sharon Creech has written twenty-one books for young people and is published in over twenty languages. Her books have received awards in both the U.S. and abroad, including the Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons, the Newbery Honor for The Wanderer, and Great Britain's Carnegie Medal for Ruby Holler.

Before beginning her writing career, Sharon Creech taught English for fifteen years in England and Switzerland. She and her husband now live in Maine, "lured there by our grandchildren," Creech says.

www.sharoncreech.com

David Diaz won the Caldecott Medal in 1995 for Smoky Night. He is the illustrator of many other popular children's books as well, including December, Roadrunner's Dance, Going Home, and Wilma Unlimited. Diaz is also an accomplished potter, and he has sold his work to collectors throughout the country. He lives in Carlsbad, California.

Reviews

"A beautifully written and imaginatively constructed novel that speaks to the power of survival and the delicacy of grief."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"Sophie is a quietly luminous heroine, and readers will rejoice in her voyage."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review)
"Like Creech's Walk Two Moons and Chasing Redbird, this intimate novel poetically connects journey with self-discovery.--Publisher's Weekly, starred review