Belle Prater's Boy by Ruth White audiobook

Belle Prater's Boy

By Ruth White
Read by Alison Elliott

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3.65 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780739371923

When Belle Prater disappears, Belle’s boy, Woodrow, comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrow’s cousin Gypsy is the town beauty, but she has hidden sorrows and secrets of her own. She wonders how Woodrow can accept his mother’s disappearance when she’s never gotten over her father’s death. That’s when Woodrow tells Gypsy the secret about his mother. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Summary

Summary

A 1996 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book

Winner of Newbery Honor Books, 1997

When Belle Prater disappears, Belle’s boy, Woodrow, comes to live with his grandparents in Coal Station, Virginia. Woodrow’s cousin Gypsy is the town beauty, but she has hidden sorrows and secrets of her own. She wonders how Woodrow can accept his mother’s disappearance when she’s never gotten over her father’s death. That’s when Woodrow tells Gypsy the secret about his mother.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Ruth White creates a satisfying feeling of community. . . . An admirable, stirring book. The New York Times Book Review
White paints a vivid picture of small-town Appalachia in the 1950s. . . . Characterization is superb. School Library Journal, Starred
White gives her protagonists the courage to face tragedy and transcend it—and the ability to pass along that gift to the reader. Publishers Weekly, Starred

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Author

Author Bio: Ruth White

Author Bio: Ruth White

Ruth White is the author of Sweet Creek Holler, an ALA Notable Book; Weeping Willow, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; and Belle Prater’s Boy, a Newbery Honor Book.

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Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.65
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English