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Patricia Reilly Giff
Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Newbery Honor books, Lily's Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods. She lives in Trumbull, Connecticut. show more



Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Newbery Honor books, Lily's Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods. She lives in Trumbull, Connecticut.

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Birth date: April 26, 1935
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EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it 4 weeks ago
It's 1944, W.W. II is raging. Jayna's big brother Rob is her only family. When Rob is called to duty on a destroyer, Jayna is left in their small town in upstate New York with their cranky landlady. But right before he leaves, Rob tells Jayna a secret: they may have a grandmother in Brooklyn. Rob fo...
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EpicFehlReader rated it 4 weeks ago
Rachel, Cassie, and Joey live in the city with their Pop, until Pop's search for work lands the family on a run down farm. Dreamy Rachel loves to read, and doesn't know much about the country. Times are hard there, too—the school and library are closed. When Pop gets work near Canada, he has to lea...
EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it 4 weeks ago
Sirens! A scary 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 a...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 1 year ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleThis is the first book I have read in the Polk Street Kids series. Overall, a good story with a nice morale at the end. Not a lot happens, but it was an interesting way to incorporate fiction and non-fiction. Some awkwardness in events that were a litt...
Dancing Words
Dancing Words rated it 4 years ago
I read this as a child and couldn't remember the title, for the life of me. Luckily, there's Google.I immensely enjoyed this book and remember reading it over and over again. I absolutely loved the drawings and the way it was written, most especially, the story.A great book for introducing your youn...
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