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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 7,955 Ratings and 1,344 Reviews

Book Description
Not only is Turner Buckminster the son of the new minister in a small Maine town, he is shunned for playing baseball differently than the local boys. Then he befriends smart and lively Lizzie Bright Griffin, a girl from Malaga Island, a poor community founded by former slaves. Lizzie shows Turner a new world along the Maine coast from digging clams to rowing a boat next to a whale. When the powerf... More
Book Information
PublisherYearling Books
BindingPaperback (21 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages224
Publication Date04/25/2006
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About Gary D. Schmidt (Author) : Gary Schmidt is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He received both a Newbery Honor and a Printz Honor for Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and a Newbery Honor fo... more
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6/21/2008 Tracy O'Daniel

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5/14/2008 Mary Paladin said:
Wonderful book. One that takes the reader on a ride full of emotions. The friendship between two young people; different form each other in appearances and yet kindred spirits inside. A story that evokes laughter, sorrow, anticipation and even anger, this is has a wonderful sense of place, time, and... more

tags: Inspired me

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3/21/2008 Angel Tudor said: Book List

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3/17/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: Inspired me, I recommend, I read

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1/23/2008 Allison Santos

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1/21/2008 Julie Bowe said: Another excellent read. Of the three Gary Schmidt books I've read so far (Lizzie Bright, First Boy, Wednesday Wars), Wednesday Wars is my favorite, and one of my all-time-favorite books.
tags: I recommend

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9/8/2007 elizabeth o. dulemba tagged as: I Read

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