Silhouette of a sparrow by Molly Beth Griffin

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Published by Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis, Minn .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Lesbians,
  • Ornithology,
  • Self-actualization (Psychology),
  • History,
  • Feminism,
  • Fiction

About the Edition

During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMolly Beth Griffin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G8813593 Si 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25101578M
ISBN 109781571317018, 9781571317049
LC Control Number2011036296

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I received a review copy from them. Set in the s, sixteen year old Garnet wants nothing more than to become a scientist and study birds, but her mother has her life all planned: after high school, she'll marry and /5.

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"Picture book author Griffin’s (Loon Baby) first novel for teens is laced with evocative period details that give readers a taste of what it was like to come of age during the flapper era.

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Molly Beth Griffin is the author of Silhouette of a Sparrow, which received the Milkweed Prize for Children's Literature and was a Lambda Literary Awards Finalist, and several picture books, including Loon Baby and Rhoda's Rock Hunt.

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Title: Silhouette of a Sparrow Author: Molly Beth Griffin Genre: Historical, Young Adult, LGQBT Publisher: Milkweed Editions Publication date: September 11th Hardcover: pages In the summer ofsixteen-year-old Garnet Richardson is sent to a lake resort to escape the polio epidemic in the city.

She dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology and visiting the famous new. Book Review: Silhouette of a Sparrow by Molly Beth Griffin. April 9, | In Book Library, History Bow and cupid’s arrow. The girls hit it off immediately, and before long, their friendship takes shape, much like the silhouettes Garnet creates of her feathered friends.

Unlike the boundaries of the paper birds, the boundaries of the. The front cover illustration on the book is very unique. It features the silhouette of a girl, with a girl and dragonflies in the body of a girl whose head is that of a sparrow.

The naturalistic shades of green and brown suit the illustration nicely. A garnet is a hard red gem. Molly Beth Griffin’s web site; Books by Molly Beth Griffin. winner of the milkweed prize for children's literature winner of Silhouette of a sparrow book paterson prize for books for young readers ala rainbow list recommended book amelia bloomer project list recommended book lambda literary award finalist minnesota book award finalist foreward reviews book of the year honorable mention in the summBrand: Milkweed Editions.

Silhouette of a Sparrow is an excellent example of an historical coming-of-age lesbian young adult novel. Written with a deft hand, based in the true history of its setting, and with characterizations that will ring true to any teenager, it is a worthy and enjoyable read for anyone.

"Silhouette of a Sparrow is an excellent example of an historical, coming-of-age lesbian young adult novel. Written with a deft hand, based in the true history of its setting, and with characterizations that will ring true to any teenager, it is a worthy and enjoyable read for anyone." Picture book author Griffin’s (Loon Baby) first novel.

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