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Lily's Crossing
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Lily's Crossing

Written by Patricia Reilly GiffAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Patricia Reilly Giff
| Yearling | Trade Paperback | January 1999 | $6.99 | 978-0-440-41453-7 (0-440-41453-9)
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
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ABOUT THIS BOOK

When Lily meets Albert, a refugee from Hungary, during the summer of 1944, they begin a special friendship. However, Lily and Albert have both told lies, and Lily has told a lie that may cost Albert his life.


REVIEWS

Named a 1998 Newbery Honor Book, an ALA Notable Book, and a Boston Globe--Horn Book Honor Book.

"Details...are woven with great effect into a realistic story."
--The Horn Book Magazine, starred

"Exceptional characterizations and a robust story line...this has all the ingredients that best reward readers."
--Publishers Weekly

"Brilliantly told."
--The New York Times Book Review

"With wry comedy and intense feeling...Giff gets across a strong sense of what it was like on the home front during World War II...The friendship story is beautifully drawn."
--Booklist


AWARDS

WINNER 1998 - Newbery Honor Book
WINNER - Parenting Magazine Best Book of the Year
WINNER 1998 - ALA Notable Children's Book
NOMINEE 2000 - Illinois Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Award
NOMINEE 2000 - Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award
WINNER 1999 - Arkansas Charlie May Simon Master List
WINNER 1999 - Kentucky Bluegrass Master List
WINNER 1998 - Maine Student Book Master List



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