The Great Unexpected
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Celebrate the Unexpected
In Blackbird Tree live two orphan girls: Naomi Deane, brimming with curiosity, and Lizzie Scatterding, who could talk the ears off a cornfield. Naomi has a knack for being around when trouble happens, for she knows all the peculiar people in town. But then the strangely charming Finn boy drops out of a tree. And the Dingle Dangle man appears, asking questions. Curious surprises are revealed--three locked trunks, a crooked bridge, and that boy. Soon Naomi and Lizzie find themselves zooming toward a future neither could ever have imagined. Meanwhile, across the ocean, an old lady whose heart has been deceived concocts a plan. . . .
As two worlds are woven together, Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech celebrates the gossamer thread that connects us all.
Published Date: September 3, 2013
Publisher: Harper Collins
Page Count: 226
Size: 7.66" l x 5.07" w x 0.65" h
Age Classification: Ages 9 to 12