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I Had Seen Castles

ISBN-10: 0152053123

ISBN-13: 9780152053123

Edition: 2004 (Reprint)

Authors: Cynthia Rylant

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Description:

John Dante is seventeen when the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, and he wants to fight for his country. But then he falls head over heels for Ginny Burton, who is against all war, and his beliefs are suddenly questioned. Rather than be judged a traitor or a coward, though, John enlists--a decision that changes his life forever. Includes a reader's guide and an inverview with the author.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Cynthia Rylant was born on June 6, 1954 in Hopewell, Virginia. She attended and received degrees at Morris Harvey College, Marshall University, and Kent State University. Rylant worked as an English professor and at the children's department of a public library, where she first discovered her love of children's literature. She has written more than 100 children's books in English and Spanish, including works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her novel Missing May won the 1993 Newbery Medal and A Fine White Dust was a 1987 Newbery Honor book. Rylant wrote A Kindness, Soda Jerk, and A Couple of Kooks and Other Stories, which were named as Best Book for Young Adults. When I was Young in the Mountains and The Relatives Came won the Caldecott Award. She has many popular picture books series, including Henry and Mudge, Mr. Putter and Tabby and High-Rise Private Eyes.