Throwing Shadows (Paperback)

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Description


' A retired college president is determined to best a young beachcomber

' A store manager accuses a boy of shoplifting

' A tour guide strikes a bargain with an enterprising orphan

' A boy recovering from a broken arm befriends an elderly woman

in an old folks' home

' A widow and her son seize an opportunity presented

by a pair of antiques dealers

In each of these extraordinary short stories from the perceptive pen of E. L. Konigsburg, a chance meeting between two people casts a shadow on what things have been and what they can become, and changes a life forever.

About the Author


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.

Praise For…


"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


Product Details
ISBN: 9781416949596
ISBN-10: 1416949593
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 25th, 2007
Pages: 176
Language: English

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