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A House That Once Was

Written by Julie Fogliano & illustrated by Lane Smith
Published by Macmillan
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The dynamic duo of Ezra Jack Keats Award–winning author Julie Fogliano and Caldecott Award–winning illustrator Lane Smith team up to tell a delightful story about a boy and a girl who explore an abandoned house and imagine who might have lived there in A House That Once Was. Deep in the woods is a house just a house that once was but now isn’t a home. Who lived in that house? Who walked down its hallways? Why did they leave it, and where did they go? Two children set off to find the answers, piecing together clues found, books left behind, forgotten photos, discarded toys, and creating their own vision of those who came before.

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Who Wrote A House That Once Was

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Julie Fogliano

Julie Fogliano is the New York Times–bestselling author of And Then It’s Spring and If You Want to See a Whale, as well as the poetry collection, When Green Becomes Tomatoes. Recipient of the 2013 Ezra Jack Keats Award, her books have been translated into more than ten languages. Julie lives in the Hudson Valley with her husband and three children. When she is not folding laundry or wondering what to make for dinner, she is staring out the window waiting for a book idea to fly by.

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Who Illustrated A House That Once Was

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Lane Smith

Lane Smith is the award-winning author of Grandpa Green, It’s a Book, There Is a Tribe of Kids, and his most recent, A Perfect Day, among others. In 2012, the Eric Carle Museum named him a Carle Artist for “lifelong innovation in the …

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781626723146
Publication Date:
May 6, 2018
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017955705
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1626723141
Lexile:
AD500L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
194717
ATOS Book Level:
3.3
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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