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The Moon Over High Street

By Natalie Babbitt   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545376372 Paperback
160 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545393027 Ebook
160 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545376365 Hardcover
160 Pages | 5.79" x 8.34" | Ages 10 to 14

The latest novel from the author of Tuck Everlasting — now available in paperback!

Joe Casimir needed help with the choice he had to make. But how do you choose the person who will help you choose? Mr. Boulderwall, the millionaire, knew exactly what he wanted Joe to choose. And millionaires are experts at making choices. Well, aren't they? But Vinnie, the number-two man down at Sope Electric, didn't much approve of millionaires. He said to Joe, "Listen, kid, all of 'em act like they're the only ones with a ticket to the show!" But he didn't have any real advice to offer. Joe's Gran didn't either, as it turned out, and neither did Aunt Myra.

The good advice was there, though. Right across the street. Just waiting right across the street. There are a lot of good things just waiting. You'll see.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Moon Over High Street:

"While set in the ‘60s, the story has a timeless quality to it, and segments of the writing soar with vivid figurative language . . . there is an endearing quality in shy, reticent Joe and his small, but fiercely loving family, and much to ponder thematically here." —School Library Journal

"A congenial, cheerful tale with an important message; Babbitt may reach a new generation of readers with this satisfying work." —Kirkus Reviews

"With swift, sure strokes of imagination, Babbitt creates larger-than-life characters in a small Ohio town half a century ago. In this idyllic setting, even the moon, untouched by human footprints, seems relatively uncomplicated and pure." —Booklist