Elizabeth Starr Hill is the author of many books for young readers, including Chang and the Bamboo Flute, an NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies. She lives in Winter Park, Florida.
Elizabeth Starr Hill; Pictures by Rob Shepperson
FSG Books for Young Readers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
A rivalry, a rescue
Big-mouth Elliott, who has recently arrived from a city up north, considers Ben a "backwoods boy" and looks down his nose at folks in their rural Florida town. To...