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When the Whippoorwill Calls

Written by Candice F. Ransom & illustrated by Kimberly Bulcken Root
Published by HarperCollins
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“Young Polly describes how her family is removed from their land in the Blue Ridge Mountains when the government buys it to create Shenandoah National Park. They are given a modern house and land in exchange, but they miss the hills they have calledhome….Stunning.”—School Library Journal.

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Kimberly Bulcken Root

Kimberly Bulcken Root is the award-winning artist of several books for children. Her work includes When the Whippoorwill Calls, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; Hugh Can Do and The Toll Bridge Troll, both ALA Notable Books; and gulliver in lilliput, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. She lives with her husband, illustrator Barry Root, and their children, Janna, Samuel, and Benjamin, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780688127299
Publication Date:
September 19, 1995

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