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The Giants House by Elizabeth McCracken

An unusual love story about a little librarian onCape Cod and the tallest boy in the world,The Giants Houseis the magical firstnovel from the author of the 1994 ALA NotablecollectionHeres Your Hat, Whats Your Hurry. The year is 1950, and in a small town on CapeCod twenty-six-year-old librarian Peggy Cort feelslike love and life have stood her up. Until theday James Carlson Sweatt--the over talleleven-year-old boy whos the talk of thetown--walks into her library and changes her life forever.Two misfits whose lonely paths cross at thecirculation desk, Peggy and James are odd candidates forfriendship, but nevertheless they soon find theirlives entwined in ways that neither one could havepredicted. In James, Peggy discovers the oneperson whos ever really understood her, and as hegrows--six foot five at age twelve, then seven feet,then eight--so does her heart and their mostsingular romance.The Giants Houseis an unforgettably tender and quirky novel aboutlearning to welcome the unexpected miracle, andabout the strength of choosing to love in a worldthat gives no promises, and no guarantees.

Author: Elizabeth McCracken

Language: English

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 272

Publisher: The Dial Press

Publication Date: 1996-06-01

Our Price: $4.29

ISBN: 0385314337

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