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Missing May

Written by Cynthia Rylant
Published by Scholastic
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
$5.99
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Target Age
112
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What's Missing May About

Publisher Summary

This critically acclaimed winner of the Newbery Medal joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content.

Ever since May, Summer’s aunt and good-as-a-mother for the past six years, died in the garden among her pole beans and carrots, life for Summer and her Uncle Ob has been as bleak as winter. Ob doesn’t want to create his beautiful whirligigs anymore, and he and Summer have slipped into a sadness that they can’t shake off. They need May in whatever form they can have her — a message, a whisper, a sign that will tell them what to do next. When that sign comes, Summer with discover that she and Ob can keep missing May but still go on with their lives.

What Kind of Book is Missing May

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newbery

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Who Wrote Missing May

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Cynthia Rylant

Cynthia Rylant is the author of more than 100 books for young people, including the beloved Henry and Mudge, Annie and Snowball, Brownie & Pearl, and Mr. Putter & Tabby series. Her novel Missing May received the Newbery Medal. She lives in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

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  • 1993 Newbery Medal

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0439613833
ISBN 13:
9780439613835
Publication Date:
June 28, 2004