Up a Road Slowly (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 4, 2005 - Fiction - 192 pages
126 Reviews
After her mother's death, Julie goes to live with Aunt Cordelia, a spinster schoolteacher, where she experiences many emotions and changes as she grows from seven to eighteen.
  

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Review: Up a Road Slowly

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

Heartwrenchingly beautiful and poignant coming of age story. I had originally started reading it when I was growing up, but it was never finished. I just picked it up as part of a 2015 reading ... Read full review

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User Review  - Clare - Goodreads

It's been awhile since I read this, but from what I remember it's a lovely story and definitely a good read for an adolescent girl. Read full review

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Irene Hunt is the author of many distinguished books for young people. Her first novel, Across Five Aprils, was a Newberry Honor Book and received a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. For her second novel, Up a Road Slowly, Ms. Hunt was awarded the Newberry Medal. Ms. Hunt was born in southern Illinois and has received degrees from the University of Illinois and the University of Colorado. For many years she taught in the public schools of northern Illinois, and later she taught psychology at the University of South Dakota. Ms. Hunt now lives in Florida.

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