Dorp Dead

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Avon Books, Sep 1, 1980 - 92 pages
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JULIA CUNNINGHAM'S GROUND-BREAKING novel, first published in 1965 and unavailable in paperback for a decade, is reissued for a whole new generation of readers. Betsy Hearne, critic and professor of children's literature, has provided a fascinating afterword. "A spine-tingling horror story."—School Library Journal "Here is one author who has recognized the sophistication of young readers geared to an age of television and films—and shows that a book can be as hip and as exciting and far more memorable."—The Washington Post "Enthralling."—The New York Times An ALA Notable Best of the Best A Children's Spring Book Fesitival Award

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Julia Cunningham has done a brilliant job of creating a chilling tone and great suspense story in a rather small amount of pages. The metaphors and morals of this dark book are what make it so strong ... Read full review

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Julia Cunningham made history in 1965 with the publication of her groundbreaking book "Dorp Dead!" Among her many honors are the Christopher Medal for "Come to the Edge" and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor for "The Flight of the Sparrow." Her "The Treasure Is the Rose" was a National Book Award Finalist. Julia Cunningham lives in Santa Barbara, California.

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