Kentucky George Ella Lyon Borrowed Children

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Borrowed Children

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" Golden Kite Award winner, 1989 Booklist , Editor's Choice School Library Journal , Best Books of 1988 Publisher's Weekly , Best Books of 1988 Twelve-year-old Amanda Perritt is pitched head-first into adult responsibilities when she has to quit school to care for her newborn brother and invalid mother. She gets an excape, she thinks, when she's offered a trip to stay with her grandmother and her sophisticated Aunt Laura in Memphis. But during the visit, she discovers unexpected parallels between her mother's childhood and her own and comes to understand her own individuality as well as what it means to be part of a family.

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Borrowed Children was chosen as one of the best books of 1988 by both Publishers Weekly and School Library Journal, was an Editor's Choice in Booklist, and won the Golden Kite Award presented by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators in 1988.

"Lyon never uses her first-person narrator to talk down to young readers. Instead, she provides a singular voice to tell an equally singular story."--New York Times Book Review

"A many layered story of near tragedies and funny incidents, family history and bonds, and a girl who comes to understand her family and how much she loves each member of it."--School Library Journal, starred review

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George Ella Lyon is best known as a poet and an author of children's picture books. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with her husband and two sons.

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