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Pictures of Hollis Woods

Patricia Reilly Giff

This Newbery Honor book about a girl who has never known family fighting for her first true home "will leave readers . . . satisfied" (Kirkus Reviews). Hollis Woods is the place where a baby was abandoned is the baby's name is an artist is now a twelve-year-old girl who's been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all. When Hollis is sent to Josie, an elderly artist who is quirky and affectionate, she wants to stay. But Josie is growing more forgetful every day. If Social Services finds out, they'll take Hollis away and move Josie into a home. Well, Hollis Woods won't let anyone separate them. She's escaped the system before; this time, she's taking Josie with her. Still, even as she plans her future with Josie, Hollis dreams of the past summer with the Regans, fixing each special moment of her days with them in pictures she'll never forget. Patricia Reilly Giff captures the yearning for a place to belong in this warmhearted story, which stresses the importance of artistic vision, creativity, and above all, family. From the Hardcover edition.

This Newbery Honor book about a girl who has never known family fighting for her first true home "will leave readers . . . satisfied" (Kirkus Reviews). Hollis Woods is the place where a baby was abandoned is the baby's name is an artist is now a twelve-year-old girl who's been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all. When Hollis is sent to Josie, an elderly artist who is quirky and affectionate, she wants to stay. But Josie is growing more forgetful every day. If Social Services finds out, they'll take Hollis away and move Josie into a home. Well, Hollis Woods won't let anyone separate them. She's escaped the system before; this time, she's taking Josie with her. Still, even as she plans her future with Josie, Hollis dreams of the past summer with the Regans, fixing each special moment of her days with them in pictures she'll never forget. Patricia Reilly Giff captures the yearning for a place to belong in this warmhearted story, which stresses the importance of artistic vision, creativity, and above all, family. From the Hardcover edition.
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This Newbery Honor book about a girl who has never known family fighting for her first true home "will leave readers . . . satisfied" (Kirkus Reviews). Hollis Woods is the place where a baby was abandoned is the baby's name is an artist is now a twelve-year-old girl who's been in so many foster homes she can hardly remember them all. When Hollis is sent to Josie, an elderly artist who is quirky and affectionate, she wants to stay. But Josie is growing more forgetful every day. If Social Services finds out, they'll take Hollis away and move Josie into a home. Well, Hollis Woods won't let anyone separate them. She's escaped the system before; this time, she's taking Josie with her. Still, even as she plans her future with Josie, Hollis dreams of the past summer with the Regans, fixing each special moment of her days with them in pictures she'll never forget. Patricia Reilly Giff captures the yearning for a place to belong in this warmhearted story, which stresses the importance of artistic vision, creativity, and above all, family. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Hope Davis

Length:

3h 18m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:27


Part 1
Part 1

12:53


Part 2
Part 2

17:11


Part 3
Part 3

13:37


Part 4
Part 4

12:49


Part 5, Chapter 5
Part 5, Chapter 5

09:24


Part 5, Chapter 6
Part 5, Chapter 6

04:42


Part 6
Part 6

11:04


Part 7
Part 7

10:21


Part 8, Chapter 9
Part 8, Chapter 9

12:57


Part 8, Chapter 10
Part 8, Chapter 10

11:51


Part 9
Part 9

15:08


Part 10
Part 10

09:57


Part 11
Part 11

16:27


Part 12
Part 12

12:39


Part 13, Chapter 15
Part 13, Chapter 15

09:08


Part 13, Chapter 16
Part 13, Chapter 16

09:37


Part 13, Chapter 17
Part 13, Chapter 17

03:03


Part 14, Chapter 18
Part 14, Chapter 18

04:51


Part 14, Chapter 19
Part 14, Chapter 19

00:47