Criss Cross (Library Binding)

By Lynne Rae Perkins

Greenwillow Books, 9780060092733, 352pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/26/2007)
Hardcover (8/30/2005)
Prebound (12/26/2007)
Compact Disc (5/2/2006)

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She wished
would happen.

Something good.

To her.

Looking at the bright, fuzzy picture in the
magazine, she thought, Something like that.

Checking her wish
for loopholes,
she found one.

Hoping it wasn't
too late, she thought
the word soon.

About the Author

Lynne Rae Perkins was awarded the Newbery Medal for Criss Cross. She is the author of four other novels—All Alone in the Universe, As Easy as Falling Off the Face of the Earth, Nuts to You, and Secret Sisters of the Salty Sea. Lynne Rae Perkins has also written and illustrated several acclaimed picture books, including Frank and Lucky Get Schooled; The Broken Cat; Snow Music: Pictures from Our Vacation; and The Cardboard Piano. The author lives with her family in northern Michigan.