Why doesn't Caroline Best stay off the island and leave his family alone? George doesn't want somebody from the mainland thinking she can suddenly become a replacement for his dead mother. So when George comes up with a mean prank that he hopes will get rid of Caroline, he is sure that he has found the perfect way to return their family to the way it should be. "A beautifully crafted story that captures...the emotional landscape of an emerging step-family."—Language Arts. "The briskly paced novel will capture many readers...Once again, Bunting hits home."—BL.
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Eve Bunting was born in Ireland and came to California with her husband and three children. She is one of the most acclaimed and versatile children's book authors, with more than two hundred novels and picture books to her credit. Among her honors are many state awards, the Kerlan Award, the Golden Kite Award, the Regina Medal, the Mystery Writers of America and the Western Writers of America awards, and a PEN International Special Achievement award for her contribution to children's literature. In 2002, Ms. Bunting was chosen to be Irish-American Woman of the Year by the Irish-American Heritage Committee of New York.
Alexander Pertzoff is a free-lance artist whose work has been exhibited in many galleries, in both group and individual shows. He has also illustrated Three Names by Patricia MacLachlan. He lives on a farm in western Massachusetts.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: The award-winning author of more than 100 books for children, including Sharing Susan and Night Tree teams up with the illustrator of Three Names to create "a warm, heartfelt story about a family struggling to cope with change" (School Library Journal). Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_006440563X
Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. First (Harper Trophy). Bookseller Inventory # DADAX006440563X
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 006440563X
Book Description HarperCollins, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11006440563X