Author: Paula Fox
Title: Western Wind
Print Length: 192
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
From Newbery Medalwinning author Paula Fox,an isolated young girl discovers surprising revelations about her grandmotherand herself. Eleven-and-a-half-year-old Elizabeth Benedict is furious when she finds out shell be spending a month with her grandmother in Maine. Shes sure shes being packed off to a remote island to live in a cottage without electricity or plumbing so that her parents can be alone with her new baby brother. While her grandmother spends her days painting, Elizabeth explores the island. She is drawn to Aaron, the strange son of their only neighbors. One day, something happens that changes everythingand reveals the real reason she was sent to Pring Island. A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, this incandescent novel takes on themes of isolation, creativity, and family as an elderly woman confronts her own mortality with acceptance and dignity.