Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

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Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 19:00
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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy
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Written by Gary D. Schmidt. Published by Clarion.
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Set in Maine in 1912, this powerful, haunting novel, propelled by a tragic historical event, probes a forbidden friendship between a preacher's son and a dark-skinned girl from a nearby island. Steeped in imagery and laced with surprising humor, the story explores powerlessness, possibility, and the difference individuals can make.  A 2005 Newbery Honor Book, A 2005 Printz Honor Book, and A 2005 Best Book for Young Adults (YALSA).

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Monday, October 26, 2009 - 06:58
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