Throwing Shadows

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About The Book

"Five short stories are told in the first person, all crisp and compactly tailored in setting forth their common theme of self-awareness".--Booklist (starred review)

About The Author
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E.L. Konigsburg is the only author to have won the Newbery Medal and a Newbery Honor in the same year. In 1968, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler won the Newbery Medal and Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth was named a Newbery Honor Book. Almost thirty years later she won the Newbery Medal once again for The View from Saturday. Among her other acclaimed books are Silent to the BoneThe Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place, and The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (July 2011)
  • Length: 176 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442439757
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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Raves and Reviews

"five short stories...all crisp and compactly tailored in setting forth their common theme of self-awareness."

-- Booklist, starred review

"Five short stories...all crisp and compactly tailored in setting forth their common theme of self-awareness." -- Booklist, starred review

Awards and Honors
  • National Book Award Finalist
  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • Phoenix Award Winner
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