A Place Called Ugly

A Place Called Ugly

by Avi

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Overview

There'sno reasoning with Owen.The island cottage where he and his family have spent the last ten summers must be preserved.And he's going to do it. Never mind that bulldozer stands outside, ready to move in and level the place for a modern hotel. Never mind that summer's over and Owen's family is hurrying to catch the last ferry — or that school is starting — or that nobody sees it his way. Alone, fourteen-year-old Owen is going to stay and save the beautiful place others call ugly.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780380724239
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/1995
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 658,089
Product dimensions: 4.19(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.36(d)
Lexile: 620L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Avi is the award-winning author of more than eighty-two books for young readers, ranging from animal fantasy to gripping historical fiction, picture books to young adult novels. Crispin: The Cross of Lead won the Newbery Medal, and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing But the Truth were awarded Newbery Honors. He is also the author of the popular Poppy series. Avi lives in Denver, Colorado. Visit him online at www.avi-writer.com.

Date of Birth:

December 23, 1937

Place of Birth:

New York, New York

Education:

University of Wisconsin; M.A. in Library Science from Columbia University, 1964

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