Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Cynthia Thayer

Cynthia Thayer and her husband run an organic farm in Gouldsboro, ME. She has been a teacher, a basketmaker, a weaver, and she published her first novel at age 54.

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Strong for Potatoes
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Strong for Potatoes

Cynthia Thayer
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Cynthia Thayer's acclaimed debut novel, Strong for Potatoes, is the resonant story of the difficult youth of Blue Willoughby, a remarkable girl growing up in eastern Maine. In a life beset...

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A Certain Slant of Light
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A Certain Slant of Light

Cynthia Thayer
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

At the heart of Cynthia Thayer's debut novel, Strong for Potatoes, was the tender relationship between a girl and her grandfather, constantly evolving as their lives grew and changed. Now,...

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