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Walk Two Moons

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CREECH, Sharon
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This is an excellent story, with a balanced mixture of tragic and comic moments, and Sal as a very convincing narrator. The book is cleverly structured with parallels between Sal and Phoebe, has great characters, is full of wit, and certainly deserves all the awards that have been heaped on it.

AWARDS:

  • WINNER Newbery Medal 1995

DEATH | FAMILY | GROWING UP | HUMAN INTEREST

  • Hate That Cat (HarperCollins 2001) second part of Jack’s diary
  • The Wanderer (HarperCollins 2000) Sophie is the only girl amongst a crew of men on sea
  • BAUER, Joan: Hope Was Here (Scholastic 2001) 16-year-old Hope has to move around a lot
  • BOYCE, Frank: Millions (Macmillan 2004) David and Anthony coping with the loss of their mother
  • BOYNE, John: Noah Barleywater Runs Away (David Fickling 2010) eight-year old Noah runs away for a good reason
  • JOHNSON, Angela. Toning the Sweep (Scholastic 1993) Emily’s grandma Ola is dying
  • KUIPERS, Alice: Life on the Refrigerator Door (Macmillan 2007) Claire’s mum is dying
  • The Descendants (2011) man tries tio re-connect with his two teenage daughters while his wife is dying

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