Gossamer

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IL: MG - BL: 4.4 - AR Pts: 4
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Where do dreams come from? What stealthy nighttime messengers are the guardians of our most deeply hidden hopes and our half-forgotten fears? Drawing on her rich imagination, two-time Newbery winner Lois Lowry confronts these questions and explores the conflicts between the gentle bits and pieces of the past that come to life in dream, and the darker horrors that find their form in nightmare. In a haunting story that tiptoes between reality and imagination, two people--a lonely, sensitive woman and a damaged, angry boy--face their own histories and discover what they can be to one another, renewed by the strength that comes from a tiny, caring creature they will never see. Gossamer is perfect for readers not quite ready for Lois Lowry's Newbery-Award winner The Giver and also for readers interested in dreams, nightmares, spirits and the dream world.
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9780385734165
9780547345000
9780739359976
9780618685509
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.4, 4 Points
Lexile measure:
660L
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subject_facet Child abuse -- Fiction
Child abuse -- Juvenile fiction
Dreams -- Juvenile fiction
Dreams. -- Fiction
Foster home care -- Fiction
Foster home care -- Juvenile fiction
Nightmares -- Juvenile fiction
Nightmares. -- Fiction
title_display Gossamer
title_full Gossamer
Gossamer / Lois Lowry
title_short Gossamer
title_sub
topic_facet Child abuse
Dreams
Foster home care
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Nightmares