Winter Sky (Compact Disc)

By Patricia Reilly Giff, Arielle Sitrick (Read by), Cassandra Campbell (Read by)

Listening Library, 9780804121408

Publication Date: January 7, 2014

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Description

Sirens Ascary sound, especially to Siria, whose brave pop is a firefighter. Siria loves everyone at Pop's city firehouse. She also loves to study the stars. Her mother named her after the brightest start in the winter sky.
When Siria hears sirens, she sneaks out to chase the trucks, to bring Pop and the other firefighters luck. She'd be in big trouble if she ever got caught. Good thing her best friend, Douglas, is always by her side.
As Christmas approaches, Siria suspects that someone in the neighborhood is setting fires. She has to find out who's doing it. When clues point to a surprising suspect, she realizes that solving this mystery will take all kinds of courage.
Patricia Reilly Giff, the author of many beloved and award-winning books, is at her best in this action-packed story. In "Winter Sky, " friends, family, and a very special dog help Siria see how brave she really is.

"From the Hardcover edition.



About the Author

PATRICIA REILLY GIFF is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Kids of the Polk Street School books. Several of her novels for middle-grade readers have been chosen as ALA-ALSC Notable Books and ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults. They include"The Gift of the Pirate Queen; All the Way Home; Water Street; Nory Ryan's Song, "a Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Golden Kite Honor Book for Fiction; and the Newbery Honor Books"Lily's Crossing"and"Pictures of Hollis Woods. Lily's Crossing"was also chosen as a"Boston Globe-Horn"Book Honor Book. Her most recent novels are"R My Name Is Rachel, Storyteller, Eleven, "and"Wild Girl;"her books for younger readers in the Zigzag Kids series include"Number One Kid, Big Whopper, "and"Flying Feet.""
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