Revisiting Once Again The World Of Raymie Nightingale, Two Time Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo Turns Her Focus To The Tough Talking, Inescapably Tenderhearted Beverly Beverly Put Her Foot Down On The Gas They Went Faster StillThis Was What Beverly Wanted What She Always Wanted To Get Away To Get Away As Fast As She Could To Stay AwayBeverly Tapinski Has Run Away From Home Plenty Of Times, But That Was When She Was Just A Kid By Now, She Figures, It S Not Running Away It S Leaving Determined To Make It On Her Own, Beverly Finds A Job And A Place To Live And Tries To Forget About Her Dog, Buddy, Now Buried Underneath The Orange Trees Back Home Her Friend Raymie, Whom She Left Without A Word And Her Mom, Rhonda, Who Has Never Cared About Anyone But Herself Beverly Doesn T Want To Depend On Anyone, And She Definitely Doesn T Want Anyone To Depend On Her But Despite Her Best Efforts, She Can T Help Forming Connections With The People Around Her And Gradually, She Learns To See Herself Through Their Eyes In A Touching, Funny, And Fearless Conclusion To Her Sequence Of Novels About The Beloved Three Rancheros, New York Times Best Selling Author Kate DiCamillo Tells The Story Of A Character Who Will Break Your Heart And Put It Back Together Again
Kate DiCamillo, the newly named National Ambassador for Young People s Literature for 2014 2015, says about stories, When we read together, we connect Together, we see the world Together, we see one another Born in Philadelphia, the author lives in Minneapolis, where she faithfully writes two pages a day, five days a week Kate DiCamillo s own journey is something of a dream come true After moving to Minnesota from Florida in her twenties, homesickness and a bitter winter helped inspire Because of Winn Dixie her first published novel, which, remarkably, became a runaway bestseller and snapped up a Newbery Honor After the Newbery committee called me, I spent the whole day walking into walls, she says I was stunned And very, very happy Her second novel, The Tiger Rising, went on to become a National Book Award Finalist Since then, the master storyteller has written for a wide range of ages, including two comical early chapter book series Mercy Watson, which stars a porcine wonder with an obsession for buttered toast, and Bink Gollie, which celebrates the tall and short of a marvelous friendship as well as a luminous holiday picture book, Great Joy.Her latest novel, Flora Ulysses The Illuminated Adventures, won the 2014 Newbery Medal It was released in fall 2013 to great acclaim, including five starred reviews, and was an instant New York Times bestseller Flora Ulysses is a laugh out loud story filled with eccentric, endearing characters and featuring an exciting new format a novel interspersed with comic style graphic sequences and full page illustrations, all rendered in black and white by up and coming artist K G Campbell It was a 2013 Parents Choice Gold Award Winner and was chosen by , Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and Common Sense Media as a Best Book of the Year.
- 256 pages
- Beverly, Right Here
- Kate DiCamillo
- 10 May 2018 Kate DiCamillo