Elizabeth is forced to grow up when her father goes to fight in World War II. Her family moves in with her grandfather, and a special friend is struck by tragedy.
"Lowry hones her writing to a high polish through which vivid settings and textured characters gleam in high relief."-- "Booklist, starred review."
An ALA Notable Children's Book.
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Review: Autumn StreetUser Review - Cindy Lakatos - Goodreads
I liked this book but it was really sad at the end. All of the sweet, precious things about the story felt negated as a result of the end. I enjoyed the story and how it showed how children are truly ... Read full review
Review: Autumn StreetUser Review - Jessica - Goodreads
After the charm and wit of the Anastasia books, I recall being rather unprepared for the more serious tone of this one. War, death, serious sibling rivalry, all pop up in this little book. Definitely ... Read full review