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The Dream Watcher
     

The Dream Watcher

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by Barbara Wersba
 

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Albert Scully is the quintessential miserable teenager. He considers himself the "All-American" failure until he meets Mrs. Orpha Woodfin, an eighty-year-old neighborhood eccentric who helps him to see the value of being an individual. Originally published in 1968 - the same year as Paul Zindel's The Pigman and the year after S.E. Hinton's The Outsider

Overview

Albert Scully is the quintessential miserable teenager. He considers himself the "All-American" failure until he meets Mrs. Orpha Woodfin, an eighty-year-old neighborhood eccentric who helps him to see the value of being an individual. Originally published in 1968 - the same year as Paul Zindel's The Pigman and the year after S.E. Hinton's The Outsider - The Dream Watcher heralded the beginning of books written specifically for young adults.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932425086
Publisher:
Highlights Press
Publication date:
08/19/2004
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Barbara Wersba is the author of thirty books for young people, including her novel Tunes for a Small Harmonica: A Novel, a National Book Award nominee. A reviewer for the New York Times Book Review for many years, Wersba has also written for the stage and television. She lives in Sag Harbor, New York, where she runs a small publishing company called The Bookman Press.

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The Dream Watcher 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is most definitely my favorite book of all time!