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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
FSG Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780374706449144 Pages, Ages 10-14
Doomed to - or blessed with - eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles on their secret, the Tucks take her home and explain why living forever at one age is less a blessing than it might seem. Complications arise when Winnie is followed by a stranger who wants to market the spring water for a fortune . . .
This title has Common Core connections.
The Janusz Korczak, IBBY, Polish N S, ALA Notable Children's Books, The Janusz Korczak Medal, IBBY, Polish National Section, American Library Association Notable Children's Books, Christopher Awards - Winner, Christopher Award for Books for YR, Horn Book Magazine Fanfare List, Ohio Choose to Read Program
The road that led to Treegap had been trod out long before by a herd of cows who were, to say the least, relaxed. It wandered along in curves and easy angles, swayed off and up in a pleasant tangent...