Words of Stone

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Puffin, 1992 - 152 pages
15 Reviews
Ten-year-old Blaze Werla is spending the summer alone, exploring the countryside around his home. Then one day a devastating message appears on the side of the hill he seesring novel . . ".--Publishers Weekly, starred review.

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User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Borderline disturbing, like most of Henkes' middle-grade books we've read so far. We can't read this book and then say "goodnight!" - a lot of discussion has to happen first, which is a good thing, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hopepresley - Goodreads

Good middle grade fiction- bullies, tough family relationships, and characters who compelled me to try to understand them make this a good stretch read. Not many students select this title on their ... Read full review



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About the author (1992)

Kevin Henkes is the author of "Sun & Spoon", "Bird Lake Moon", and the Newbery Honor Book "Olive's Ocean". He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many titles are the national bestsellers "My Garden", "Old Bear", "A Good Day", and "Kitten's First Full Moon", for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Henkes is also the creator of a series of books starring mouse characters, including "Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse", "Lilly's Big Day", "Wemberly Worried", "Chrysanthemum", and "Owen", for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor.

Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.

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