The Canning Season

By: Horvath, Polly

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine

First printing, w/complete number sequence, of Horvath's multi-award-winning story about a young girl who goes to visit her eccentric great-aunts in Maine. This one scooped up a truckload of awards and recognition, including the National Book Award for Young People's Literature, being named the 2004 Young Adult Canadian Book of the Year, and winning an American Library Associations Best Book for Young Adults Fanfare Award. Additionally, it was a Kirkus Editor's Choice, and made the Horn Book's Honor List, the New York City 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing list, the Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year list, the School Library Journal Best Books of the Year list, the Chicago Tribune Best Books of 2003 list, and the Washington Post Best Books of 2003 list. Not too shabby. Blue and mustard boards w/blue foil spine lettering, 196 pages, dust jacket illustration by Boris Kulikov. First printings of this one have become pretty scarce. An unread, collectible copy w/gently bumped spine ends, in lightly rubbed dust jacket w/impressions to front panel (above gutter).

Title: The Canning Season

Author Name: Horvath, Polly

Categories: Children--Youth--Juvenile,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus, Giroux: 2003

ISBN Number: 0-374-39956-5

ISBN Number 13: 9780374399566

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 015836

Keywords: Polly Horvath, Maine, great-aunts, nieces, eccentrics, eccentricity, award winners