Homecoming (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jan 15, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 400 pages
438 Reviews
The iconic start to the timeless, Newbery-winning series from Cynthia Voigt.

ďItís still true.Ē Thatís the first thing James Tillerman says to his older sister, Dicey, every morning. Itís still true that their mother has abandoned the four Tillermans in a mall parking lot somewhere in the middle of Connecticut. Itís still true that they have to find their own way to Great-aunt Cillaís house in Bridgeport. Itís still true that they need to spend as little as possible on food and seek shelter anywhere that is out of view of the authorities. Itís still true that the only way they can hope to all stay together is to just keep moving forward.

Deep down, Dicey hopes they can find someone to trust, someone who will take them in and love them. But sheís afraid itís just too much to hope for....
  

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This book was an interesting plot. - Goodreads
The first half of this book is extremely hard to read. - Goodreads
a very sad story with a great ending loved this book :) - Goodreads
Also, the plot is a bit fake. - Goodreads
I loved the writing style. - Goodreads
Beautiful, moving, and the characterization is great. - Goodreads

Review: Homecoming (Tillerman Cycle #1)

User Review  - Aletha Dunston - Goodreads

I gave this five stars because I have thought about it often over the last 20 yearsÖ I should probably reread it and see if I still find it impactful. Read full review

Review: Homecoming (Tillerman Cycle #1)

User Review  - Abigail Sands - Goodreads

This is one of my all time favorite books. First read it in 1983 and have re-read it every few years ever since. Homecoming is on most school reading lists for teens but is equally enjoyable for ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal for Diceyís Song, the Newbery Honor Award for A Solitary Blue, and the National Book Award Honor for Homecoming, all part of the beloved Tillerman cycle. She is also the author of many other celebrated books for middle grade and teen readers, including Izzy, Willy-Nilly and Jackaroo. She was awarded the Margaret A. Edwards Award in 1995 for her work in literature, and the Katahdin Award in 2004. She lives in Maine.

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