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The kingfisher's gift

Author: Susan Williams Beckhorn
Publisher: New York : Philomel Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After the sudden death of her beloved father, twelve-year-old Franny spends the summer with her unique paternal grandmother in Wayland, Massachusetts, where she continues to care for the fairies her father knew as a boy while at the same time wrestling with her own grief as well as the old and new griefs of her mother and grandmother.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beckhorn, Susan Williams, 1953-
Kingfisher's gift.
New York : Philomel Books, 2002
(OCoLC)760412607
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Williams Beckhorn
ISBN: 0399237127 9780399237126
OCLC Number: 48123047
Description: 182 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Susan Williams Beckhorn.
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After the sudden death of her beloved father, twelve-year-old Franny spends the summer with her unique paternal grandmother in Wayland, Massachusetts, where she continues to care for the fairies her father knew as a boy while at the same time wrestling with her own grief as well as the old and new griefs of her mother and grandmother.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-02-16) Good Permalink

     Story of young girl in the early 1900s who comes to grip with fathers death. Franny escapes into an imaginary world of faries from stories her father told her. Surprise ending, helps her resolve family relationships.

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