Blackberries in the Darkby Mavis Jukes, Thomas B. Allen
Nine-year-old Austin discovers a new friend in his grandmother the summer after his grandfather dies.
“A sensitive, touching story.”
–School Library Journal, Starred
- Random House Childrens Books
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- Product dimensions:
- 5.50(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.40(d)
- Age Range:
- 7 - 9 Years
Meet the Author
Mavis Jukes is the award-winning author of several books for children and teenagers, including the Newbery Honor Book Like Jake and Me . Her other titles include No One is Going to Nashville , Blackberries in the Dark , Getting Even , Wild Iris Bloom , and I'll See You in My Dreams . Mavis taught school for several years and was a lawyer before becoming a children's book writer. She volunteers as an attorney in the area of juvenile defense and is presently a language arts specialist in a public elementary school.
She lives with her husband, the artist Robert Hudson, and their teenage daughters in Sonoma County, California.
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