Tupelo Rides the Rails

Tupelo Rides the Rails

Award-winning author/illustrator Melissa Sweet introduces Tupelo, an abandoned dog, who must find a new home for herself and her sock toy, Mr. Bones. With creative language and brilliant illustrations, Melissa shows how home is sometimes found in the most unexpected places.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547772714

  • ISBN-10: 0547772718

  • Pages: 40

  • Price: $12.99

  • Publication Date: 04/07/2008

  • Carton Quantity: 10

  • Age(s): 6,7,8,9

  • Grade(s): 1-4

Melissa Sweet
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Melissa Sweet

Melissa Sweet is the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of many fine children's books including Some Writer!: The Story of E. B. White, winner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus award, Balloons Over Broadway, a Sibert winner, and The Right Word and A River of Words, both Caldecott Honors. Reviewers have described her unique mixed-media illustrations as "exuberant," "outstanding," and "a creative delight." Melissa lives on the beautiful coast of Maine. In addition to writing and painting, she enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. For more information about the author and her work, visit her online at melissasweet.net.
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  • reviews

    "Sweet's beautifully detailed artwork, in watercolor and mixed-media, is packed with feeling and story." Booklist Starred, Jan 1 2008 Booklist, ALA, Starred Review

    "[A] winsome tale laced with doggy humor...Fans of the popular stray-animal genre will bid her godspeed." Kirkus 3/15/08 Kirkus Reviews

    "...crowded scenes in cheery watercolors and mixed media showcase Sweet's unusually expressive canine cast." PW 4/21/08 Publishers Weekly

    "...Sweet is a gifted storyteller, working magic in this story." Buffalo News

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547772714

  • ISBN-10: 0547772718

  • Pages: 40

  • Price: $12.99

  • Publication Date: 04/07/2008

  • Carton Quantity: 10

  • Age(s): 6,7,8,9

  • Grade(s): 1-4

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