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Cynthia Rylant
Cynthia Rylant is the author of numerous distinguished novels and picture books for young readers. In addition to her beginning-reader series: Henry and Mudge, Poppleton, and Mr. Putter and Tabby, as well as her Cobble Street Cousins early-chapter series, she is also the author of the Newbery... show more



Cynthia Rylant is the author of numerous distinguished novels and picture books for young readers. In addition to her beginning-reader series: Henry and Mudge, Poppleton, and Mr. Putter and Tabby, as well as her Cobble Street Cousins early-chapter series, she is also the author of the Newbery Medal-winning Missing May, the Newbery Honor Book A Fine White Dust, and two Caldecott Honor-winning picture books.

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Birth date: June 06, 1954
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YA Fanatic
YA Fanatic rated it 5 years ago
I didn't not like this Newberry winner but I feel like I should have felt a bit more when finishing it considering its about a child grieving a loss in her family. Its almost too short to really get that sense. May has suddenly died. And with death, Summer knows she will never see her aunt again. ...
Rainy Day Books
Rainy Day Books rated it 7 years ago
This is one of my all-time favorite books. Whenever I can't sleep at night I read this book and it always relaxes me. I like how real the story seems but at the same time it's fantasy.
Ama's Picture Books
Ama's Picture Books rated it 7 years ago
Ama gave me this book after one of my dogs died. It's a short, sweet story that made me feel better about his death.
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 8 years ago
This book should be first read with a child as the concept is a deep one if they are to truly understand what is really going on. The old woman only names things that she knew she could never outlive. The fear of attachment seems to be something she avoids as she gets older and things didn't last a...
~WhimsyLibrarian~
~WhimsyLibrarian~ rated it 8 years ago
Classic story----but still depressing to read. It's how early should you prep a kid for tragic Romeo & Juliet stories, lol?
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