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Strawberry Hill

By Mary Ann Hoberman (Trade Paperback, 2010)
When 10-year-old Allie learns that her family will be moving from a two-family home to their very own house, she's hesitant until she finds out they will be living on a street with the magical name of Strawberry Hill. That changes everything! But strawberries aren't the only things Allie will have to look for in her new neighborhood. As Allie struggles to find a new "best friend" and adjust to all of the changes she faces, she takes readers on her journey to make Strawberry Hill feel like home.

Strawberry Hill is a timeless story that will captivate readers, just as Mary Ann Hoberman's picture books and poems have for more than fifty years.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $7.00 US/$8.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316041355

    • On Sale Date: 05/01/2010

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback

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When 10-year-old Allie learns that her family will be moving from a two-family home to their very own house, she's hesitant until she finds out they will be living on a street with the magical name of Strawberry Hill. That changes everything! But strawberries aren't the only things Allie will have to look for in her new neighborhood. As Allie struggles to find a new "best friend" and adjust to all of the changes she faces, she takes readers on her journey to make Strawberry Hill feel like home.

Strawberry Hill is a timeless story that will captivate readers, just as Mary Ann Hoberman's picture books and poems have for more than fifty years.

Children's Poet Laureate Mary Ann Hoberman is the author of more than thirty-five books for children, including the critically acclaimed A House Is a House for Me, which won a National Book Award, the New York Times bestselling You Read to Me, I'll Read to You, and the Sing-Along Stories series. Her website is www.maryannhoberman.com.
  • Praise for Strawberry Hill:
    A New York Times Editor's Choice

    * "Highly evocative... With story lines that are simple but never simplistic and perfectly crafted chapters in which the ordinary has the opportunity to become special." - Booklist (starred review)

    "[Hoberman] knows how to bring detail and language into just the right balance...to pull you into the story." - New York Times

    "Rich details bring the period to life...This is a gentle story with the sensibility of a novel written in an earlier time." - School Library Journal

    "Allie's plight will be utterly relatable to contemporary readers and the resolution is both satisfying and realistic." - Publishers Weekly

  • Praise for You Read to Me, I'll Read to You: Very Short Stories to Read Together:
    A New York Times Bestseller

    "A delightful choreography of rhythm, rhyme, and repetition that begs to be read aloud." --School Library Journal

    "An exuberant read-aloud collection." --Kirkus

    "Beginning readers will be encouraged by the early successes they are likely to meet within these pages, to go out and conquer the mountains of written word that lie ahead of them." --The Bulletin

  • Praise for Fathers, Mothers, Sisters, Brothers:
    "Thirty wise, witty, neatly constructed poems...Full of insight and lots of fun." --Kirkus

    "The emphasis here is on diverse situations, and young listeners from nuclear, extended, fractured, foster, and adoptive families will all find a place in these poems and pictures" --The Bulletin

    "Pleasant poems for and about everyone in the family; verses are happy, bouncy, poignant, and sometimes serious. A multicultural smorgasbord - nicely written and appealingly illustrated." --Horn Book

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Strawberry Hill
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $7.00 US/$8.00 CAN
  • Pages: 240
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 7-5/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316041355
  • On Sale Date: 05/01/2010
Strawberry Hill