Elizabeth Enright Gone Away Lake

ISBN 13: 9780590409049

Gone Away Lake

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An enchanting children's story about an old abandoned town and what the children find there.

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AWARDS – GONE AWAY LAKE:

· Newbery Honor Book - 1958
· New York Herald Tribune's 1957 Children's Spring Book Festival Award
· Hans Christian Anderson Award - 1963 - Nominee

About the Author:

Elizabeth Enright (1907-1968) was born in Oak Park, Illinois, but spent most of her life in or near New York City. Her mother was a magazine illustrator, while her father was a political cartoonist. Illustration was Enright's original career choice and she studied art in Greenwich, Connecticut; Paris, France; and New York City. After creating her first book in 1935, she developed a taste, and quickly demonstrated a talent, for writing. Throughout her life, she won many awards, including the 1939 John Newbery Medal for Thimble Summer and a 1958 Newbery Honor for Gone-Away Lake. Among her other beloved titles are her books about the Melendy family, including "The Saturdays", published in 1941. Enright also wrote short stories for adults, and her work was published in "The New Yorker", "The Ladies Home Journal", "Cosmopolitan", "The Yale Review", "Harper s", and "The Saturday Evening Post". She taught creative writing at Barnard College. Translated into many languages throughout the world, Elizabeth Enright's stories are for both the young and the young at heart.

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