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Pictures of Hollis Woods [electronic resource]. Patricia Reilly Giff.

Giff, Patricia Reilly. (Author). Davis, Hope. (Added Author).

Summary:

This Newbery Honor book about a girl who has never known family fighting for her first true home "will leave readers . . . satisfied" ( Kirkus Reviews ). Hollis Woods is the place where a baby was abandoned is the baby's name is an artist is now a twelve-year-old girl who's been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all. When Hollis is sent to Josie, an elderly artist who is quirky and affectionate, she wants to stay. But Josie is growing more forgetful every day. If Social Services finds out, they'll take Hollis away and move Josie into a home. Well, Hollis Woods won't let anyone separate them. She's escaped the system before; this time, she's taking Josie with her. Still, even as she plans her future with Josie, Hollis dreams of the past summer with the Regans, fixing each special moment of her days with them in pictures she'll never forget. Patricia Reilly Giff captures the yearning for a place to belong in this warmhearted story, which stresses the importance of artistic vision, creativity, and above all, family. From the Hardcover edition.

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  • ISBN: 9780739330432 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (3 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Listening Library (Audio), 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Hope Davis.
Target Audience Note:
Text Difficulty 2 - Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
650 Lexile.
4.4 ATOS Level
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 92868 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Juvenile Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.


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