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Covered Bridge

by Brian Doyle

Groundwood Books Ltd | October 15, 1999 | Hardcover

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Winner of the Governor General''s Award and the Mr. Christie''s Book Award

In this award-winning paean to country life we find Hubbo O''Driscoll, whom we first met in Easy Avenue, now living in the lower Gatineau with his guardian aunt and uncle. When the local covered bridge -- home to a wayward ghost and her lovelorn postman -- is threatened by development, Hubbo must devise a strategy to save it.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 128 pages, 8.75 × 5.75 × 0.85 in

Published: October 15, 1999

Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0888991223

ISBN - 13: 9780888991225

Appropriate for ages: 9

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Covered Bridge

by Brian Doyle

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 128 pages, 8.75 × 5.75 × 0.85 in

Published: October 15, 1999

Publisher: Groundwood Books Ltd

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0888991223

ISBN - 13: 9780888991225

From the Publisher

Winner of the Governor General''s Award and the Mr. Christie''s Book Award

In this award-winning paean to country life we find Hubbo O''Driscoll, whom we first met in Easy Avenue, now living in the lower Gatineau with his guardian aunt and uncle. When the local covered bridge -- home to a wayward ghost and her lovelorn postman -- is threatened by development, Hubbo must devise a strategy to save it.

About the Author

Brian Doyle is a four-time winner of the Canadian Library Association''s Book of the Year for Children Award. His American honors include being selected for the Horn Book''s Fanfare List, the ABA "Pick of the Lists" and the New York Public Library''s Best Books for the Teen Age. He has also won the NSK Neustadt Prize, the Phoenix Honor Award, and he has been named a finalist for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. He lives in Chelsea, Quebec.

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Hubbo O'Driscoll, living in lower Gatineau with his aunt and uncle, is about to set out on a new adventure. Slated for demolition, a local covered bridge is actually home to a ghost and her lovelorn suitor. Hubbo and his dog, Nerves, search for a way to preserve the past while making room for the future as they battle the developer and his wife to save the bridge in Brian Doyle's Covered Bridge. Children will adore this enchanting story.

Appropriate for ages: 9

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