The Silent Boy *Signed 1st
A lovely story set in the early 20th century, about precocious ten-year-old Katy and her friendship with Jacob, a mentally disabled boy who has a way with animals. SIGNED and dated the year of publication by the two-time Newbery medalist Lois Lowry. FINE in a FINE dust jacket (mint). Bookseller Inventory # 83060201
About this title:
A two-time recipient of the prestigious Newbery Medal, acclaimed author Lois Lowry presents a sensitive and moving story of a wide-eyed young girl growing up at the beginning of the twentieth century and the influence of the farm community around her. Through Katy?s eyes, readers can see the human face so often hidden under modern psychological terminology and experience for themselves the haunting impact of her friendship with the silent boy.
From the Inside Flap: Precocious Katy Thatcher comes to realize what a gentle, silent boy did for his family. He meant to help, not harm. It didn't turn out that way.
"The author balances humor and generosity with the obstacles and injustice of Katy's world to depict a complete picture of the turn of the 20th century."?Publishers Weekly, Starred
From the Paperback edition.
Title: The Silent Boy *Signed 1st
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, NY, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition; "1" in Number Line.
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