Chasing Redbird

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Macmillan Children's Books, 2001 - Aunts - 208 pages
17 Reviews
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  - Rachel - Goodreads

This is classic Sharon Creech, in the very best way. A nice blend of coming of age, romance, and a touch of magical realism. Also nicely melancholy, but with moments of humor as well. The voice of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chloe Johnson - Goodreads

This is the story of a young girl named Zinny. She is part of a large family and feels she doesn't have a personal identity. In addition to this she is struggling to overcome loss and guilt. As a ... Read full review

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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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