Julia Gillian: (and the art of knowing) by Alison McgheeJulia Gillian: (and the art of knowing) by Alison Mcghee

Julia Gillian: (and the art of knowing)

byAlison McgheeIllustratorDrazen Kozjan

Paperback | April 1, 2009

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Nine-year-old Julia Gillian is a girl of many accomplishments. Among other things, she is skilled in the Art of Knowing-about her quirky neighbours, her Minneapolis neighbourhood, even the inscrutable "claw machine" in the 1back of the corner hardware store. Unfortunately, the one thing Julia Gillian doesn't know is how the book she's reading is going to end; it doesn't seem as if it's going to have a happy ending, and that scares her. But being afraid teaches her something new: that having good friends and family around you makes life a bit less scary-and much more fun.
Alison McGhee is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers and adults, including Snap, All Rivers Flow to the Sea, and the New York Times bestseller Someday, illustrated by Peter Reynolds. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her family. You can visit her at www.alisonmcghee.com. Drazen Kozjan is the illustrato...
Title:Julia Gillian: (and the art of knowing)Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.58 × 5.24 × 0.75 inPublished:April 1, 2009Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545033497

ISBN - 13:9780545033497

Appropriate for ages: 8


Editorial Reviews

Praise for Julia Gillian (and the Art of Knowing)

"McGhee's book... is exactly what kids this age are thinking about, and bows have been as crazy about [it] as girls." -The Los Angeles Times

"Illustrations add a whimsical note to the book." -School Library Journal