December Secrets

December Secrets

By Patricia Reilly Giff; Blanche Sims (Illustrator)

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440417958, 80pp.

Publication Date: April 16, 1997

Description

Emily is stuck with crybaby Jill Simon as her "secret Pal" to be kind to for the whole month of December.



About the Author
Patricia Reilly Giff has received the Newbery Honor for "Pictures of Hollis Woods" and "Lily's Crossing", which is also a "Boston Globe--Horn Book" Honor Book. "Nory Ryan's Song" was named an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book.

Blanche Sims was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She has worked as an illustrator for young people's art at Famous Artists School and later at Xerox in the art department. Then she became a children's book illustrator. Among the many books she has illustrated is the Polk Street series. Sims lives in Sandy Hook, CT.


Praise For December Secrets

"Accessible to second-and-third-grade readers, this short chapter book will also make a delightful holiday read-aloud."--School Library Journal.