The Tiger Rising

December 8, 2015|
The Tiger Rising by Kate Dicamillo
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A National Book Award finalist by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo.

Walking through the misty Florida woods one morning, twelve-year-old Rob Horton is stunned to encounter a tiger—a real-life, very large tiger—pacing back and forth in a cage. What’s more, on the same extraordinary day, he meets Sistine Bailey, a girl who shows her feelings as readily as Rob hides his. As they learn to trust each other, and ultimately, to be friends, Rob and Sistine prove that some things—like memories, and heartache, and tigers—can’t be locked up forever. Featuring a cover illustration by Stephen Walton.
Kate DiCamillo says of THE TIGER RISING, "Rob Horton first showed up in a short story I was writing. I finished the story, but apparently Rob wasn’t finished with me. He hung around for weeks afterward, haunting the other stories I was working on. Finally, I said to him, ‘What in the world do you want?’ And ...
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Title:The Tiger Rising
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:144 pages, 7.69 X 5.19 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 7.69 X 5.19 X 0.4 in
Published:December 8, 2015
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780763680879

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