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Back Yard Angel

Back Yard Angel

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Although Angel loves her little brother, Rags, dearly, the constant responsibility of caring for him weighs heavily on her young shoulders. These tales of the trials and tribulations of ten-year-old Angel O'Leary are guaranteed to win many fans. A master at creating short, amusing episodes, Judy Delton writes about ordinary children in a manner often compared to

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Although Angel loves her little brother, Rags, dearly, the constant responsibility of caring for him weighs heavily on her young shoulders. These tales of the trials and tribulations of ten-year-old Angel O'Leary are guaranteed to win many fans. A master at creating short, amusing episodes, Judy Delton writes about ordinary children in a manner often compared to Beverly Cleary, and Carolyn Haywood. Booklist described Angel as, "a flesh-and-blood child whom readers will take to their hearts. Each little jewel of a chapter is an episode unto itself, and Delton's handling of this format is reminiscent of Eleanor Estes' fine work."

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"a flesh-and-blood child whom readers will take to their hearts. Each little jewel of a chapter is an episode unto itself, and Delton's handling of this format is reminiscent of Eleanor Estes' fine work." Booklist, ALA

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395960608
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Series:
Angel's Book Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
(w) x (h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range:
10 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Judy Delton was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has lived there most of her life. She has published more than one hundred books for children, including the popular Pee Wee Scouts series. A master at creating short, amusing episodes, Delton writes about ordinary children in a way often compared with that of Beverly Cleary, Eleanor Estes, and Carolyn Haywood.

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