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Autumn Street (Reprint) (Paperback) (Lois Lowry)
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There are things to be afraid of in the woods at the end of Autumn Street. But the year she goes to live in her grandfather's big house—while her father is fighting in World War II—Elizabeth can't put a name to those dark, shadowy fears. But she finds solace in her friendship with Charles, a boy who teaches her to take risks. Together the two children try to interpret an adult world that is always puzzling and often cruel. Together, on a day when snow obscures everything but terror, they leave that world behind and enter the world that is waiting in the woods. This lovely repackaged edition features a new introduction by the author.
When her father goes to fight in World War II, Elizabeth goes with her mother and sister to her grandfather's house where she learns to face up to the always puzzling and often cruel realities of the adult world.
Number of Pages: 213
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Lois Lowry
Street Date: September 8, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-8073