Chasing Redbird

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Macmillan Children's Books, 2001 - Aunts - 208 pages
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Aunt Jessie's death, so sudden and unexpected left us all dazed and jittery, as we stumbled around trying to get our bearings... To Zinny Taylor, life is like trying to untangle spaghetti. She needs to escape the chaos of her family, and when she finds a long-forgotten trail in the woods near her home, she resolves to unearth it stone by stone. It's a journey that leads her to unravel the hidden secrets of her aunt's life. And while Zinny chases ghosts in the woods, young Jake Boone is determined to chase her...

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Chasing Redbird is a story not only of loss or love but also the the will to conquer. Creech writes a heart warming story of the paths we take in search of closure and of identity.Family and the ties ... Read full review

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This is one of my favorite books! I loved how they used different animals and plants as symbols. I also liked how it told you all of Zinnie's feelings and thought because it added to the mood of the story. Read full review

About the author (2001)

Sharon Creech is an American who lived in England for 19 years and has now moved to New Jersey where her husband is the headmaster of an international school. She is the author of five children's novels, all published by Macmillan, including the acclaimed "Walk Two Moons", which won the Newbery Medal, the Children's Book Award, the WH Smith Mind-Boggling Book Award and was shortlisted for the Smarties Prize. "Chasing Redbird" was shortlisted for the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year.

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