Lily and the Lost Boy by Paula Fox

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Lily and the Lost Boy

'“Greece itself is Fox’s protagonist, its roots in the past nourishing the present, its antiquities, vegetation, and people pulsing with vitality. . . . A quiet, beautifully crafted story.” —Kirkus Reviews, pointer review   “Another thought-provoking gem from Fox . . . Simply written, with strong characterizations and overtones of Greek tragedy, Lily and the Lost Boy is an excellent choice for readers who share Lily’s own budding characteristics: thoughtfulness, integrity, sensitivity, and courage. A beautifully written story for thoughtful readers.” —School Library Journal   “A haunting tale of American children living on the mysterious Greek island of Thasos . . . Beautifully written and filled with details of Greek daily life and island history.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Fox is unquestionably one of the most ambitious and skilled children’s writers around.” —Booklist, starred review   “Writing in a calm, conversational yet imagistic style, the author impressively conveys both the outer atmosphere of place and the inner, highly charged atmosphere of personal emotions.” —The Horn Book Magazine  '
'“Greece itself is Fox’s protagonist, its roots in the past nourishing the present, its antiquities, vegetation, and people pulsing with vitality. . . . A quiet, beautifully crafted story.” —Kirkus Reviews, pointer review   “Another thought-provoking gem from Fox . . . Simply written, with strong characterizations and overtones of Greek tragedy, Lily and the Lost Boy is an excellent choice for readers who share Lily’s own budding characteristics: thoughtfulness, integrity, sensitivity, and courage. A beautifully written story for thoughtful readers.” —School Library Journal   “A haunting tale of American children living on the mysterious Greek island of Thasos . . . Beautifully written and filled with details of Greek daily life and island history.” —The New York Times Book Review   “Fox is unquestionably one of the most ambitious and skilled children’s writers around.” —Booklist, starred review   “Writing in a calm, conversational yet imagistic style, the author impressively conveys both the outer atmosphere of place and the inner, highly charged atmosphere of personal emotions.” —The Horn Book Magazine  '
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween ISBN: 9781504037488 Pages: 149