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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 43 Ratings and 43 Reviews

Book Description
It only takes a few hours for Turner Buckminster to start hating Phippsburg, Maine. No one in town will let him forget that he's a minister's son, even if he doesn't act like one. But then he meets Lizzie Bright Griffin, a smart and sassy girl from a poor nearby island community founded by former slaves. Despite his father's-and the town's-disapproval of their friendship, Turner spends time with L... More
Book Information
PublisherClarion Books
BindingHardcover (21 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages224
Publication Date05/24/2004
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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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