When Ritchie’s mother becomes ill and must live in a hospital, he is left alone to put his life back together.It seems an impossible task until he begins to receive mysterious letters from the troll under the bridge. . . . Award-winning author Ellen Kindt McKenzie seamlessly mixes fantasy and reality in this story of how one young boy learns to overcome his fears with the help of a mysterious friend. ‘Heartwarming.’—Kirkus Reviews. ‘This multi-layered novel explores the weaknesses and strengths of family relationships in a poignant, realistic manner. A suspenseful story that extends the borders of readers’ imaginations while delivering a subliminal message of optimism.’—School Library Journal. ‘Filled with impressively life-like characters, McKenzie’s narrative is compelling from its sobering start to its resonant finish.’—Publishers Weekly (starred review).
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Book Description HarperTrophy, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064406296
Book Description HarperTrophy, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0064406296
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800644062911.0