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  • Dangling
    Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media, Turtleback, 2003
  • Dangling
    Aladdin, Paperback, 2003
  • Dangling
    Rebound by Sagebrush, School & Library Binding, 2003
  • Dangling
    Atheneum, Hardcover, 2001
  • Dangling
    Atheneum, New York, Paperback, 2001

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Average rating
3 out of 5
Based on 19 Ratings and 10 Reviews

Book Description

On a shimmery summer day, eleven-year-old Ben watches his too tall, bird-crazy best friend, Ring, wade into the river. Everyone else is laughing and talking on the riverbank, paying no mind. Ring turns and gives them all one last look -- and disappears.

Day after agonizing day, Ben waits for news of his friend. In the meantime, he tries to sort out a jumble of thoughts and memories so h... More

Book Information
PublisherDemco Media
BindingTurtleback (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date10/2003
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About Lillian Eige (Author) : Lillian Eige is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Lillian Eige include Dangling.
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Reader Comments
6/1/2010 Aileen stewart said:
At first I had a difficult time getting into this book because of the flashback way in which it was written, but after a few chapters, I couldn't seem to put the book down. Dangling is a well crafted story about friendship, family, and wanting to belong. The characters show, that family is not neces... more

tags: I recommend, I read

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