Tuesday, January 25, 2011

This Just In...

Pictures of Hollis Woods
by Patricia Reilly Giff

25 paperbacks (with Kapco plastic covers)
1 CD
Reading Level: 6.4
Interest Level: 5-8

"Drawing is what you see of the world, truly see."

Hollis Woods is a foster child taken in by a retired art teacher, Josie. The story weaves together the stories of Hollis's growing affecting for her new caregiver and the pictures she draws of her fond memories with her previous foster family, the Regans.

Pictures of Hollis Woods was a Newberry Honor book in 2003, and was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie in 2007. Check it out today @ your library.

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