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Mr. Griggs' Work

Rylant, Cynthia

Editore: Orchard Books, 1989
ISBN 10: 0531083691 / ISBN 13: 9780531083697
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Titolo: Mr. Griggs' Work

Casa editrice: Orchard Books

Data di pubblicazione: 1989

Condizione libro: very good


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Riassunto: "Old Mr. Griggs--who works for the U.S. Post Office--lives, breathes, and adores his work. . . . This is . . . an example of a character who takes satisfaction in doing rather than in having. Good for group sharing."--Kirkus Reviews, pointered review. Full color.

L'autore: As a child in West Virginia, Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant devoured comic books and paperback romances. She never dreamed of being a writer until she took one college English class. Then she became "hooked on great writing...I didn't know about this part of me until I went to college—didn't know that I loved beautiful stories." One night, inspired by the Southern writer, James Agee, she wrote her first picture book, When I Was Young in the Mountains, which was an instant success. Since then, she's written more than 60 children's books and received numerous awards, including the Newbery and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. With simplicity and grace, Rylant's books explore such subjects as aging, the trials of spirituality, the loss of a loved one, and the spirit and integrity of family life with all its joys and hardships. Rylant has said, "Books alter our hearts." Her books are a testament to this promise. Rylant lives in the Pacific Northwest. For more information about Cynthia Rylant, visit:

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