The Leaving

The Leaving

Stories

Book - 2010
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Canadian Library Association's Young Adult Canadian Book Award Winner

City of Dartmouth Book and Writing Award for Fiction winner

In these eleven short stories, Budge Wilson, the popular author of Lorinda's Diary and Thirteen Never Changes , explores growing up in a colourful but imperfect world from a female point of view.



A pen pal halfway around the world, starting a diary, a favourite teacher's romance with metaphors, the intricacies of family relationships, a high school reunion, the bittersweet taste of first love are all fodder for stories that will be read over and over again, and to treasure for a lifetime.

Publisher: Markham, Ont. : Fizhenry & Whiteside, 2010, c1990
ISBN: 9781554551767
1554551765
Branch Call Number: YF WIL 2010 NVD
Characteristics: 161 p

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Jul 15, 2011

One of my favorite books from when I was a teenager. The characters are so real and incredibly well written. A must read!

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