Autumn Street

Autumn Street Cover

Autumn Street

By Lois Lowry

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440403449, 188pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1986

Description

Elizabeth is forced to grow up when her father goes to fight in World War II. Her family moves in with her grandfather, and a special friend is struck by tragedy.

An ALA Notable Children's Book.



About the Author
Lois Lowry is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader s Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, NUMBER THE STARS and THE GIVER. Her first novel, A SUMMER TO DIE, was awarded the International Reading Association s Children s Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine. To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.com.


Praise For Autumn Street

"Lowry hones her writing to a high polish through which vivid settings and textured characters gleam in high relief."--Booklist, starred review.