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- DescriptionSet in 1968, Watching Jimmy is a brilliant portrait of the post-war era featuring a family of strong women and a resourceful heroine who exudes character, resilience and love. In this gripping vel, Carolyn relates what really happened to her best friend, Jimmy, when his uncle chose the perfect time to teach him a lesson he would never forget. The truth is Jimmy didn't fall from a swing like his Uncle Ted claims. Carolyn kws - she saw everything. Will she keep this dreadful secret locked away, or will she find the courage to speak out, using the truth as her only weapon?
- Author BiographyNancy Hartry is the author of two picture books, Hold On, McGinty! and Jocelyn and the Ballerina. Nancy finds inspiration for her stories in the antics of her children and her larger family. Watching Jimmy grew from her short story Thunderbird Swing, which appeared in Secrets, published by Tundra Books. Watching Jimmy won the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award and was a finalist for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People, and the Ontario Library Association's Golden Oak Award. When Nancy is not writing stories, she works as a lawyer. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
- Author(s)Nancy Hartry
- PublisherTundra Books
- Date of Publication13/12/2012
- SubjectYoung Adult Fiction
- Place of PublicationOntario
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintTundra Books
- Weight136 g
- Width133 mm
- Height178 mm
- Spine13 mm
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