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The Lottery Rose
by Irene Hunt


Overview - The Newbery Award winning author of Across Five Aprils and Up a Road Slowly presents the story of a young boy from a troubled family who learns what it means to love

The Lottery Rose

Abused by his mother and her boyfriend, Georgie Burgess learns to hide his hurt.  Read more...


 
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Overview
The Newbery Award winning author of Across Five Aprils and Up a Road Slowly presents the story of a young boy from a troubled family who learns what it means to love

The Lottery Rose

Abused by his mother and her boyfriend, Georgie Burgess learns to hide his hurt. He withdraws into a safe and secret world of beautiful gardens filled with roses just like those in the library book he treasures.

When Georgie wins a small rosebush in a grocery store lottery he gives it all the love and caring he s never had. Georgie s life begins to open up for him when the courts send him to a home for boys where he will be safe. Slowly, and not without pain, Georgie learns to give and to receive love

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Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780425182796
  • ISBN-10: 0425182797
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • Publish Date: January 2002
  • Page Count: 192
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Social Themes - Physical & Emotional Abuse
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