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The Silent Boy
The Silent Boy
Author: Lois Lowry
Precocious Katy Thatcher comes to realize what a gentle, silent boy did for his family. He meant to help, not harm. It didn't turn out that way.
ISBN-13: 9780440419808
ISBN-10: 0440419808
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 208
Reading Level: Young Adult
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4.2 stars, based on 28 ratings
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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This is a most compelling story told by a young girl about her experiences and friendship with a young boy who has limited mental abilities. She understands him and enjoys the time she spends with him. It's so charming. I truly enjoyed the storyl, sad thought the ending is.
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This is an excellent book--very well written; though it is not for children. Some of the content, while not inappropriate, is too mature for young ones. Lois Lowry books tend to have a lot of deep content, as opposed to the `fluff' that makes up most children's literature today. Several other good books by Ms. Lowry are "The Giver," "Gathering of Blue" and "Number the Stars."


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