Signal

By DeFelice, Cynthia

Publishers Summary:
After moving with his emotionally distant father to the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, twelve-year-old Owen faces a lonely summer until he meets an abused girl who may be a space alien.

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ISBN
978-0-37439-915-3
Publisher
Farrar


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on November 1, 2009

Gr 5-8 Twelve-year-old Owen McGuire is on his own during the summer after moving to New York's Finger Lakes region following his mother's death. His dad is a workaholic who uses his job to distance himself from his grief. Owen, a resourceful youngster, spends his days riding his bike and exploring the woods with his dog. One day, he finds some bloody clothing and sees someone running through the cornfield. Thus begins the connection between two lonely youngsters, and Owen becomes dedicated to helping ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2009

After his mother is killed in a car accident, Owen and his father move to rural upstate New York, where Owen's only companion is his dog, Josie. When Owen discovers an injured girl with odd green eyes hiding in the woods, he gladly takes on the responsibility of caring for Campion, bringing her things and keeping her secret. He even believes her when she t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

After his mother's death, Owen and his father move to rural New York. Owen discovers an injured girl named Campion hiding in...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

The writing is simple, clear, and fast-paced. Owen’s voice is believable. Cam and Owen are realistic and incr...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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