Walk Two Moons

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Harper Collins, Dec 23, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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"Sometimes you know in your heart you love someone, but you have to go away before your head can figure it out."

To trace the path of her missing mother, Sal embarks on a journey from Ohio to Idaho with her grandparents. On the road, Sal tells the strange and exciting story of her friend Phoebe. As the miles pass, Phoebe's tale becomes more and more outrageous, while Sal's own story begins to emerge. In unraveling Phoebe's mystery, Sal comes ever closer to finding out the truth behind her own bittersweet journey. What will she find at the end of the road?

  

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And good god there is a sad ending. - LibraryThing
Prose is very simplistic. - LibraryThing
Creech creates a fictional plot based on real life. - LibraryThing
In addition, she is waiting for her happy ending. - LibraryThing
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I absolutely loved reading this book! One aspect of this book that I loved was the way the story was told. I liked how the majority of the story was actually a retelling that had already occurred ... Read full review

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I first heard this book rather than reading it, on an audio tape from the library, in small instalments when I was cooking or washing up. I really lived with it over a couple of weeks and the voice of ... Read full review

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Contents

BIRDS OF SADNESS
146
CHOLESTEROL
150
SACRIFICES
157
PANDORAS BOX
163
THE BLACK HILLS
170
THE TIDE RISES
174
BREAKING IN
182
THE PHOTOGRAPH
192

THE MESSAGE
45
HUZZA HUZZA
51
FLINCHING
57
THE MARRIAGE BED
68
BOUNCING BIRKWAY
78
THE RHODODENDRON
82
A SNAKE HAS A SNACK
89
THE SINGING TREE
96
IN THE COURSE OF A LIFETIME
99
THE GOOD MAN
104
FISHINTHEAIR
110
THE BLACKBERRY KISS
116
SOULS
124
EVIDENCE
126
THE BADLANDS
137
CHICKEN AND BLACKBERRY KISSES
199
THE VISITOR
211
OLD FAITHFUL
216
THE PLAN
220
THE VISIT
227
A KISS
230
SPIT
233
HOMECOMING
237
THE GIFTS
245
THE OVERLOOK
251
THE BUS AND THE WILLOW
259
OUR GOOSEBERRY
264
BYBANKS
270
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About the author (2003)

Sharon Creech is the author of the Newbery Medal winner Walk Two Moons and the Newbery Honor Book The Wanderer. Her other work includes the novels The Unfinished Angel, Hate That Cat, The Castle Corona, Replay, Heartbeat, Granny Torrelli Makes Soup, Ruby Holler, Love That Dog, Bloomability, Absolutely Normal Chaos, Chasing Redbird, and Pleasing the Ghost, as well as three picture books: A Fine, Fine School; Fishing in the Air; and Who's That Baby? Ms. Creech and her husband live in upstate New York.

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