Up a Road Slowly

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Penguin, Jan 4, 2005 - Fiction - 208 pages
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After her mother's death, Julie goes to live with Aunt Cordelia, a spinster schoolteacher, where she experiences many emotions and changes as she grows from seven to eighteen.

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User Review  - Elly - Goodreads

Best novel I've read in a while. I picked it up for my book club last week, and couldn't have loved it any more! An easy page-turner, intriguing plot, yet there is no climax/major issue, so I found it ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cilla Brown - Goodreads

Julie is 7 when she is ripped away from every thing she has ever known. New home, new school, new friends and new rules. Through the book we see Julie grow into a young adult. Facing situations which ... Read full review

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Irene Hunt is the author of many distinguished books for young people. Her first novel, Across Five Aprils, was a Newberry Honor Book and received a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. For her second novel, Up a Road Slowly, Ms. Hunt was awarded the Newberry Medal. Ms. Hunt was born in southern Illinois and has received degrees from the University of Illinois and the University of Colorado. For many years she taught in the public schools of northern Illinois, and later she taught psychology at the University of South Dakota. Ms. Hunt now lives in Florida.

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