Who Eddie Leonard ebook
by Harry Mazer
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He and his wife, novelist Norma Fox Mazer, are the authors of The Solid Gold Kid (an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an IRA-CBC Children’s Choice) and Bright Days, Stupid Nights. The Mazers have four grown children and divide their time between.
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Who Is Eddie Leonard?, Delacorte (New York, NY), 1993. In addition to being part of a writing family that includes wife Norma Fox Mazer and daughter Anne Mazer, novelist Harry Mazer has received critical acclaim for his many young-adult novels. The Dog in the Freezer: Three Novellas, Simon & Schuster (New York, NY), 1997. His books, which include The Island Keeper: A Tale of Courage and Survival, Who Is Eddie Leonard?, and A Boy at War: A Story of Pearl Harbor, illustrate the values of perseverance, self-esteem, and inner fortitude.
They trust Eddie too easily, and with too much.
Shortly after the death of the grandmother who raised him, Eddie-who knows no other family save an uncle who once gave him a dog, then took it away, and who has since disappeared-sees a notice about Jason Diaz, missing since the age of three. Jason's face so resembles Eddie's that the 14-year-old is sure they are one and the same. They trust Eddie too easily, and with too much. Harder to accept-largely because none of the characters is developed in depth-is the love that blossoms so easily between them; it's especially unlikely that a boy with Eddie's troubled past could assume such a compliant faáade, no matter how much he longed for a family.
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Are you sure you want to remove Who Eddie Leonard from your list? Who Eddie Leonard. Published November 1994 by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group.
Eddie Leonard is 15 and has no idea who his parents are. When his grandmother dies, Eddie is left an orphan with no understanding of who he is. That is until he pays a visit to the post office and spots a missing child poster bearing a photo of a boy who looks a lot like he did at age three. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
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SOMEONE’S MOTHER IS MISSING, Harry Mazer. WHO IS EDDIE LEONARD?, Harry Mazer. SHADOW OF A HERO, Peter Dickinson. The knowledge that went into writing Hatchet came from my life, and the forces that shaped and guided that life started not in the woods but in the throes of alcoholism. I was one of the wasted ones. The ones who turned away.