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Book Title: Portrait of Ivan|
Date of issue: January 1st 1969
ISBN 13: 9780136853626
The author of the book: Paula Fox
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 7.58 MB
Edition: Bradbury Press
Read full description of the books Portrait of Ivan:Eleven-year-old Ned shoots a forbidden gun just once on a moonlit night and then is haunted by a guilty fear. Was it his shot that wounded the one-eyed cat? "This riveting story is spun with an eloquent simplicity that belies the skill of its telling". ("Booklist", Starred.) A Newbery Honor Book, a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and an ALA Notable Book for Children.
Read information about the authorPaula Fox was an American author of novels for adults and children and two memoirs. Her novel The Slave Dancer (1973) received the Newbery Medal in 1974; and in 1978, she was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal. More recently, A Portrait of Ivan won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 2008.
A teenage marriage produced a daughter, Linda, in 1944. However, given the tumultuous relationship with her own biological parents, she gave the child up for adoption. Fox later attended Columbia University, married the literary critic and translator Martin Greenberg, raised two sons, taught, and began to write.
The daughter Fox gave up for adoption, Linda Carroll, is the mother of controversial musician Courtney Love; making her Love's grandmother.
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