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Half-A-Moon Inn

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ISBN-10: 0064403645

ISBN-13: 9780064403641

Edition: N/A

Authors: Paul Fleischman, Kathryn Jacobi

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A twelve-year-old mute boy sets off to find his mother in a blizzard, and becomes the captive of an evil woman in the Half-a-Moon Inn. ‘ A suspenseful tale with archetypal characters and a haunting atmosphere. . . . The brisk pace and steady accumulation of events build tension, while Fleischman's fine writing begs to be read aloud." BL. 1980 Children's Reviewers' Choices (BL) Notable Books of the Year 1980 (NYT) 1980 Golden Kite Award Honor Book for Fiction (SCBW) Children's Books of 1980 (Library of Congress) 1980 Silver Medal for Literature (Commonwealth Club of California)
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Book details

List price: $6.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 2/15/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.12" wide x 7.62" long x 0.19" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Paul Fleischman was born in Monterey, California on September 5, 1952. His father is fellow children's author, Sid Fleischman. He attended the University of California at Berkeley for two years, from 1970 to 1972. He dropped out to go on a cross-country train/bicycle trip and along the way took care of a 200-year-old house in New Hampshire. He eventually earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of New Mexico in 1977. Fleischman has written over 25 books for children and young adults including award winners such as Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, Newberry Medal in 1989; Graven Images, Newberry Honor; Bull Run, Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction; Breakout, Finalist for…