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Missing May

Author: Cynthia Rylant
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., [2003] ©1992
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After the death of the beloved aunt who has raised her, twelve-year-old Summer and her uncle Ob leave their West Virginia trailer in search of the strength to go on living. Twelve-year-old Summer, her classmate Cletus, and her grieving Uncle Ob set off across West Virginia in search of a "Small Medium at Large" in fond hopes of reaching Aunt May beyond the grave. Their journey is heartening, funny, and altogether  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Rylant
ISBN: 0439613833 : 9780439613835 1439520453 9781439520451
OCLC Number: 55480801
Notes: First Scholastic paperback printing, 2003.
Awards: Newbery Medal winner, 1993.
Boston Globe Horn Book
ALA Notable Children's Book
ALA Best Book for Young Adults
Booklist Editors' Choice
BCCB Blue Ribbon Book
Horn Book Fanfare Book
NCTE Notable Children's Book
Parents' Choice Award
SLJ Best Book of the Year
Description: 89 pages : map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Cynthia Rylant.

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After the death of the beloved aunt who has raised her, twelve-year-old Summer and her uncle Ob leave their West Virginia trailer in search of the strength to go on living. Twelve-year-old Summer, her classmate Cletus, and her grieving Uncle Ob set off across West Virginia in search of a "Small Medium at Large" in fond hopes of reaching Aunt May beyond the grave. Their journey is heartening, funny, and altogether unforgettable.

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