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Groundwood Books

Covered Bridge

Written by Brian Doyle

For students in grades 4 - 7 | Published March 01, 2004 | ISBN 9780888996039
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Adolescence & Coming of Age

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128 pages | 7.500 in × 5.000 in
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About this book

Covered Bridge

Brian Doyle

In this award-winning paean to country life we find Hubbo O'Driscoll, whom we first met in Easy Avenue, now living in the lower Gatineau with his guardian aunt and uncle. When the local covered bridge -- home to a wayward ghost and her lovelorn postman -- is threatened by development, Hubbo must devise a strategy to save it.

About the Author

Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle is a four-time winner of the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award. His American honors include being selected for the Horn Book's Fanfare List, the ABA "Pick of the Lists" and the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age. He has also won the NSK Neustadt Prize, the Phoenix Honor Award, and he has been named a finalist for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. He lives in Chelsea, Quebec.

Awards and Praise
  • Winner Mr. Christie's Book Award, 1990
  • Short-listed Governor General's Literary Awards: Text, 1990