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Review of War at the Snow White Motel and Other Stories

War at the Snow White Motel and Other Stories by Tim Wynne-Jones Intermediate, Middle School    Groundwood    245 pp.    g 5/20    978-1-77306-047-7    $16.95 e-book ed.  978-1-77306-048-4    $11.99 Most of the protagonists in these nine short stories are twelve years old and bumping into the realities of human nature — their own...
      

BGHB at 50: The Garden of Abdul Gasazi: A Personal Recollection

In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards, established in 1967, we will be publishing a series of appreciations of BGHB winners and honorees from the past. This is the second in the series to be published in The Horn Book Magazine (see Gregory Maguire's article...
      

Review of The Emperor of Any Place

The Emperor of Any Placeby Tim Wynne-JonesHigh School   Candlewick   328 pp.10/15   978-0-7636-6973-7   $17.99“So much of grief is unlearning,” observes Wynne-Jones in this perceptive and 
multi-layered page-turner. When Evan’s single father, Clifford, dies suddenly, the high-schooler must work through his own grief while dealing with Clifford’s estranged father Griff, a military...
      

Five questions for Tim Wynne-Jones

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At the start of Tim Wynne-Jones's The Emperor of Any Place (Candlewick, 14 years and up), Evan, reeling from the death of his single father, has no choice but to contact his paternal grandfather, Griff — whom Evan's dad called a murderer. A gripping story-within-the-story unfolds about a WWII Japanese...
      

Mal Peet: Whimsical Alchemist

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Elspeth Graham, Amanda Lewis, Mal Peet, and Tim Wynne-Jones at Snapes Point, near Salcombe, Devon, March 2012. Photo credit: Janet Irwin.Mal Peet’s first novel was published when he was fifty-six; his last this past fall, just over a decade later. A late bloomer, you might say, and what a vivid,...
      

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Blink & Caution Acceptance Speech

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Accepting the 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, author Tim Wynne-Jones delivered this speech on September 30, 2011.It is a great thrill and honor to be here today—to be here, at Simmons, a biblioasis if ever there was one. I’d like to thank the wonderful people at the Horn...
      

Future Classics: Tuck Everlasting

by Tim Wynne-JonesMy guess is that in the next hundred years they aren't going to find a cure for death. Our children's children's children's children's children might live to be a hundred and forty — poor souls — but while they are still children, each of them will one day...

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