A Single ShotNed fired the forbidden rifle just once, at a flickering shadow in the autumn moonlight. But someone -- a face, fleetingly seen staring at him from an attic window -- was watching.And when a one-eyed cat turns up at an elderly neighbor's woodshed, Ned is caught in a web of guilt, fear, and shame that he cannot escape -- until another moonlit night, come spring, brings redemption and surprising revelations.
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Review: One-Eyed CatUser Review - Grace Wen - Goodreads
I was one of the few children who actually liked reading this book, and having recently revisited the novel, it still holds up. It has a slower, meditative pace with a lot of internal dialogue for the ... Read full review
Review: One-Eyed CatUser Review - Goodreads
I don't understand how this book earned a Newbery Medal. I found the characters to be rather dull and hard to relate to, and the overall tone seemed gloomy and drab. I know a lot of people like it, but it didn't appeal to me very much, and just didn't hold my interest. Read full review