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Missing May

Written by Cynthia Rylant
Published by Scholastic
Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
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Jun 28, 2004
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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.

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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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Book Details

ISBN:
9780439613835
Publication Date:
June 28, 2004
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
823123411
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0439613833
Lexile® Level:
980L
Scholastic Level:
W
ATOS® Book Level:
5.3
Accelerated Reader® Points:
3.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
6673
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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