The Alley

The Alley

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In the heart of Brooklyn, New York, there is an alley that is the most beautiful place to live in the whole wide world. Or so Connie Ives believes. The alley is the perfect location to sharpen Connie's swinging skills, hold practices for the Alley Conservatory of Music, and convict a burglar by trial. From the bestselling author of Ginger Pye comes the story of a little girl whose eyes are always open to the beauty of the world that surrounds her.

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  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152049188

  • ISBN-10: 0152049185

  • Pages: 288

  • Price: $18.95

  • Publication Date: 08/01/2003

  • Carton Quantity: 64

  • Age(s): 7,8,9,10

  • Grade(s): 2-5

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 830L

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Author

Eleanor Estes

Eleanor Estes (1906-1988) grew up in West Haven, Connecticut, which she renamed Cranbury for her classic stories about the Moffat and Pye families. A children's librarian for many years, she launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941. Two of her outstanding books about the Moffats—Rufus M. and The Middle Moffat—were awarded Newbery Honors, as was her short novel The Hundred Dresses. She won the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye.  
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Peter H. Reynolds

Peter H. Reynolds is a New York Times best-selling illustrator who has created many acclaimed books for children, including The Dot, Ish, and The North Star. His bookstore, The Blue Bunny, and his company, FableVision, both in Massachusetts, are dedicated to sharing "stories that matter, stories that move." Visit him at peterhreynolds.com and on Twitter at @peterhreynolds.
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  • reviews

    "Imaginative, whimsical, fresh, this is a story not to be missed."--Chicago Tribune

    "Lively and amusing."--The New York Times Book Review

    "Told with typical Estes spirit and humor: [this] is, as well, a good mystery."--Book Week

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Paperback

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152049188

  • ISBN-10: 0152049185

  • Pages: 288

  • Price: $18.95

  • Publication Date: 08/01/2003

  • Carton Quantity: 64

  • Age(s): 7,8,9,10

  • Grade(s): 2-5

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 830L

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