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Lily’s Crossing – 16

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Lily”s Crossing – By Patricia Reilly Giff – A young girl, Lily, is going with her grandmother to Rockaway. Her father must go away to work as an engineer during WWII. Her next door neighbor and friend, Margaret, also has to move away because of the war. Lily makes a new friend in Albert. She is going to teach him how to swim. The war ends and almost everyone returns home.

Pictures of Hollis Woods – 15

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Pictures of Hollis Woods – by Patricia Reilly Giff – Hollis is an orphan who is moved around from family to family. She spends some time with the Reagan Family, but a truck accident causes her to run away again. She is now with this elderly lady, Josie, who is always forgetting things. Hollis, being afraid of being taken away from Josie, runs away with her. Hollis takes Josie to the Reagan’s summer home in the mountains.