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- ISBN: 9780062242273 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
Ray Bradbury's moving recollection of a vanished golden era remains one of his most enchanting novels. Dandelion Wine stands out in the Bradbury literary canon as the author's most deeply personal work, a semi-autobiographical recollection of a magical small-town summer in 1928.Twelve-year-old Douglas Spaulding knows Green Town, Illinois, is as vast and deep as the whole wide world that lies beyond the city limits. It is a pair of brand-new tennis shoes, the first harvest of dandelions for Grandfather's renowned intoxicant, the distant clang of the trolley's bell on a hazy afternoon. It is yesteryear and tomorrow blended into an unforgettable always. But as young Douglas is about to discover, summer can be more than the repetition of established rituals whose mystical power holds time at bay. It can be a best friend moving away, a human time machine who can transport you back to the Civil War, or a sideshow automaton able to glimpse the bittersweet...
|Target Audience Note:||
Grade 4 - Grade 5
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
6 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : William Morrow Paperbacks, 2013. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 464 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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