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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

Age 11-15
Grade 5-7

Professor Gary D Schmidt

Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

Library Binding (Perfection Learning May 14, 2013)
[set star]"Both beautiful and emotionally honest, both funny and piercingly sad." "Kirkus Reviews," starred review Turner Buckminster hates Phippsburg, Maine. Then he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a smart, sassy girl from a poor nearby island community.LizzieintroducesTurner tothe wonders of Maine's coast. But the two soon discover that the town elders, along with Turner's father, want to force the people to leave Lizzie's island to start a tourist trade there.Based on the true story ofa community's destruction, this sensitively written novel highlights a unique friendship during a time of change, and was awarded both a Newbery Honor and Printz Honor."
1627656332 / 9781627656337
8.0 oz.
4.9 x 0.8 in.

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