Lavender by Karen HesseLavender by Karen Hesse


byKaren HesseIllustratorAndrew Glass

Paperback | September 14, 2010

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Codie loves to spend time with her favorite aunt, Alix. Her aunt is a talented seamstress, and Codie knows that the perfect gift for Alix's new baby is a handmade blanket. Codie wants to have the blanket done before the baby is born. Suddenly, the baby is coming early. Will Codie be able to finish the blanket in time?

Karen Hesse is the author of many books for young people, including Out of the Dust, winner of the Newbery Medal, Letters from Rifka, Brooklyn Bridge, Phoenix Rising, and Sable. She has received honors including the Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, the Christopher Award, and the MacArthur Fellowship "Genius" Award, making her onl...
Title:LavenderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 7.49 × 5.96 × 0.14 inPublished:September 14, 2010Publisher:Square FishLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031237609X

ISBN - 13:9780312376093


Editorial Reviews

"This simple, easily read little story is a gem. Each telling detail . . . is a gentle brush-stroke in this tender, but never sentimental, portrait of a particularly nice family welcoming its newest member." -Kirkus Reviews, Pointer Review

"A fresh, gentle approach to a standard theme." -School Library Journal