- Author:Cynthia Voigt
- Publisher:Harper Collins Childs; New Ed edition (2000)
- Pages:384 pages
- Subcategory:Literature & Fiction
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Sons From Afar (1987) is the sixth book in Cynthia Voigt's Tillerman Cycle, the series of novels dealing with Dicey Tillerman's family which also includes Homecoming, Dicey's Song (winner of the 1983 Newbery Medal), The Runner, A Solit.
Sons From Afar (1987) is the sixth book in Cynthia Voigt's Tillerman Cycle, the series of novels dealing with Dicey Tillerman's family which also includes Homecoming, Dicey's Song (winner of the 1983 Newbery Medal), The Runner, A Solitary Blue, Come A Stranger, and Seventeen Against the Dealer. With Dicey and her friends Mina and Jeff away at college, Sons From Afar turns its attention to younger brothers James and Sammy. James is now 15 and wondering about his missing father
She didn’t know about those boys, Gram thought, watching them through the kitchen window. James Tillerman watched his brother, Sammy, who was bailing two inches of rain water from their boat.
She didn’t know about those boys, Gram thought, watching them through the kitchen window. She’d sent them down to bail the boat, which Sammy didn’t mind-but James was dawdling on behind his brother. It had rained all the previous night-a cold slanting March rain-and most of the morning, too. Then, Marchlike, the wind had shifted in the afternoon to the southwest, blowing the heavy clouds away, blowing warm.
Cynthia Voigt (born February 25, 1942) is an American writer of books for young adults dealing with various topics such as adventure, mystery, racism and child abuse. Her first book in the Tillerman family series, Homecoming, was nominated for several international prizes and adapted as a 1996 film. Her novel Dicey's Song won the 1983 Newbery Medal. Voigt received the Margaret Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 1995 recognizing her contribution in writing for teens.
Books by Cynthia Voigt. The bad girls series. Bad, Badder, Baddest. ISBN 978-0-689-31349-3.
Cynthia Voigt writes realistically of human failure-and triumph-in this poignant novel from her acclaimed Tillerman cycle. Sons from Afar The Tillerman Cycle (Том 6). Пользовательский отзыв - fingerpost - ww. ibrarything. Book six in the Tillerman series, is told from the dual perspectives of Sammy and James. James is now 16, Sammy 12. James begins to wonder about their father, and convinces Sammy to go along with him.
This was the sixth book in the Cynthia Voigt Tillerman Series written for young people.
It keeps us jumping from page to page and we hold our breath through all of their adventures. Read by itself it is exciting to the very end. Read as part of the Tillerman series it fleshes out the family and adds dimension to all of them who we have grown to love. I only wish Cynthia Voight has written 15 books about the Tillermans. This was the sixth book in the Cynthia Voigt Tillerman Series written for young people. I am sixty-four years young and I enjoyed this series very much. I could not wait to read the next one and was so sorry when the series was finished.
Voigt continues her award-winning Tillerman series with this coming-of-age story about 15-year-old James and 13-year-old Sammy.
Sons from Afar - Cynthia Voigt
Sons from Afar - Cynthia Voigt. ask. CHAPTER 1. James never could tell a story the way it should be told; when he told it, he could hear it sound like a series of facts, like a history book, not like a story. I can see why he did that, Sammy said. If you could really fly, you’d always want to go higher, once you started flying.
Cynthia Voigt’s charming tale of community and compromise comes alive in the adorable pictures from Paola Zakimi. Fully illustrated and lovingly designed, this book would make a terrific gift or family read-aloud. 433. Published: 2016. One moment can change a life forever.