The lottery rose: a novel

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Scribner, Apr 1, 1976 - Child abuse - 185 pages
27 Reviews
A young victim of child abuse gradually overcomes his fears and suspicions when placed in a home with other boys.

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The ending is sad at first, but then very emotional. - Goodreads
It is a difficult story but never difficult to read. - Goodreads
The writing is spare, but there is just enough there. - Goodreads

Review: The Lottery Rose

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Georgie survives horrific abuse at the hands of his mother and boyfriend, but a ray of light enters his life when he wins a rosebush in a supermarket contest. Through his rescue and recovery, both Georgie and the rosebush heal, grow, and find a home. Recommended grades: 6-9. Read full review

Review: The Lottery Rose

User Review  - Abraham Alvarez - Goodreads

I recently read “The lottery Rose” by Irene Hunt and the book take at a school. The main character is Georgie and the other character are grandfather, Sister Mary Angela, Mr. Collier,and Timothy ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
19
Section 3
33
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About the author (1976)

Hunt has received degrees from the University of Illinois and the University of Minnesota.

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