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1 7361 MAGORIAN, Michelle Back Home
Hardcover Viking Kestrel: Harmondsworth, England; 1985; First British Edition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper 
Spine ends lightly bumped, some faint soil marks on textblock edges, a few pages very lightly creased. Unclipped dust wrapper (7.95) has faint edgewear. A very nice copy. ; By the author of 'Good Night Mr. Tom', for ages 10 and up. 'Rusty' Dickinson was evacuated to the United States from England at the age of seven in 1940. When she returns in 1945, she is homesick for her American family and their more relaxed ways. She must adjust to a war torn country, a new school, and a family that has changed in some ways almost as much as she has. The title refers to her return to the country of her birth and her feelings about her adopted country. Basis for the British television movie. Recommended.; This book recommended by Tom J. of the ATS and AT and DES email discussion groups as well as Elizabeth B. and Marjorie B. of the DES email discussion group. Image is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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2 7351 MAGORIAN, Michelle Good Night, Mr. Tom
Softcover; Trade PB Harper Trophy: NY; c1981, 1986; Good 
Top corner of front cover torn away, covers creased and edgeworn with a closed tear, pages and inside covers pale brown (seen before in this edition) the first few pages have a tiny tear as if a staple at one time pressed on the pages. Previous bookstore label on back cover; interior pages clean, no binding problems. A reading copy. ; By the author of "Back Home". Winner, 1982 International Reading Association Children's Book Award, Notable Children's Books of 1982 (ALA), 1982 Best Books for Young Adults (ALA) 'London is poised on the brink of World War Two. Timid, scrawny Willie Beech--the abused child of a single mother--is evacuated to the English countryside. At first, he is terrified of everything, of the country sounds and sights, even of Mr. Tom, the gruff, kindly old man who has taken him in. But gradually Willie forgets the hate and despair of his past. He learns to love a world he never knew existed, a world of friendship and affection in which harsh words and daily beatings have no place.' Basis for the British television film featuring John Thaw that won the Lew Grade Award BAFTA in 1999.; HIghly recommended by Tom J. of the AT and DES email discussion groups and the ATS, Elizabeth B. of the DES email discussion group and by Lyn B. author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DES email discussion group. Image showing damaged front cover is actual copy on offer. 
Price: 5.95 USD
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