Chasing Redbird

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Macmillan Children's Books, 2001 - Aunts - 208 pages
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From an award-winning author, a modern classic that has everything a reader wants in a good story - and with a fantastic new cover look to matchTo Zinny Taylor, life is like trying to untangle spaghetti - she needs to escape the chaos of her family. So when she finds a long-forgotten trail in the wild woods near her home, she resolves to follow it. It's a journey that leads her to unravel the dark secrets of her aunt's life - and her own. And while Zinny chases ghosts in the woods, gorgeous Jake Boone is determined to chase her . . .

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User Review  - juniperSun - LibraryThing

Read as an adult, great story of a girl who uses nature to work through her guilt about the death of 2 family members. Zinny's family is a bit strange (distracted mother, backbiting sisters, "uncle" who chases after his ghosts) so it's no surprise Zinny needs escape. Read full review

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User Review  - tealightful - LibraryThing

"It started out as an ordinary summer. But the minute thirteen-year-old Zinny discovered the old, overgrown trail that ran through the woods behind her family's house, she realized that things were ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Sharon Creech is the author of several books for children and young adults and has been shortlisted for, or won, nearly every major literary award for children's books, both in the USA and UK, as well as selling all over the world. Most recently, she won the Carnegie Medal for outstanding children's literature with her novel Ruby Holler . Sharon is an American who lived in England for nineteen years. She now lives in New Jersey, USA, with her husband.

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