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The Great Unexpected - a book by Creech, Sharon

The Great Unexpected

The Great Unexpected( )
Author: Creech, Sharon
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $6.99
Book Description:

From Newbery Medal winner and bestselling author Sharon Creech comes a grand, sweeping yarn that is a celebration of the great and unexpected gifts of love, friendship, and forgiveness. With a starred review from Kirkus Reviews calling it an "enchanting tale to treasure," The Great Unexpected captures the heart and the imagination.

Humorous and heartfelt, this is a story of pairs—of young Naomi and Lizzie, both orphans in present-day Blackbird Tree, USA, and of Sybil...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Orphans & Foster Homes
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / Europe
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.125 x 7.625 x 0.54 Inches
Book Weight:0.36 Pounds
Author Biography
Creech, Sharon (Author)
Sharon Creech was on born July 29, 1945 in South Euclid, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. She was in college when she took literature and writing courses and became intrigued by story-telling. Later, she was a teacher (high school English and writing) in England and in Switzerland.

Her novel Walk Two Moons received in 1995 Newbery Medal; The Wanderer was a 2001 Newbery Honor book and Ruby Holler received the 2002 Carnegie Medal. In 2007, Heartbeat was a finalist in the Junior Division (4th to 6th grades) of the Young Reader's Choice Awards, sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Library Association. She has written over 15 fiction novels for young readers.

She is married to Lyle Rigg, who is the headmaster of The Pennington School in Pennington, New Jersey, and have two grown children, Rob and Karin.


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