The Moon Over High Street

By Natalie Babbitt
(Michael Di Capua Books, Hardcover, 9780545376365, 148pp.)

Publication Date: March 2012

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The new novel by Natalie Babbitt, author of Tuck Everlasting

Joe Casimir needed help with the choice he had to make. But how do you choose the person who will help you choose? Mr. Boulderwall, the millionaire, knew exactly what he wanted Joe to choose. And millionaires are experts at making choices. Well, aren't they? But Vinnie, the number-two man down at Sope Electric, didn't much approve of millionaires. He said to Joe, "Listen, kid, all of 'em act like they're the only ones with a ticket to the show!" But he didn't have any real advice to offer. Joe's Gran didn't either, as it turned out, and neither did Aunt Myra.

The good advice was there, though. Right across the street. Just waiting right across the street. There are a lot of good things just waiting. You'll see.




About the Author
A gifted artist and writer, Natalie Babbitt is the award-winning author of the modern classic "Tuck Everlasting", "The Eyes of the Amaryllis", "Kneeknock Rise" and many other brilliantly original books for young people. She began her career in 1966 as the illustrator of "The Forty-ninth Magician", a collaboration with her husband. When her husband became a college president and no longer had time to collaborate, Babbitt tried her hand at writing. Her first novel, "The Search for Delicious", established her gift for writing magical tales with profound meaning. "Kneeknock Rise" earned her a Newbery Honor Medal, and in 2002, "Tuck Everlasting" was adapted into a major motion picture. Natalie Babbitt lives in Providence, Rhode Island, and is a grandmother of three.


NPR
Sunday, Mar 18, 2012

Host Rachel Martin speaks with author Natalie Babbitt about her new book, The Moon Over High Street. Babbitt is a celebrated writer of children's literature, including the classic, Tuck Everlasting. She's won the Newbery Honor Medal and five of her books have been ALA Notable Children's Books. More at NPR.org

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Praise For The Moon Over High Street

Tuck Everlasting is one of the best books ever writtenfor any age.”
Anne Tyler, The New York Times Book Review

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