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The Gawgon and The Boy

by Lloyd Alexander

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Dutton Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imagination -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Teacher-student relationships -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    In Depression-era Philadelphia, when eleven-year-old David is too ill to attend school, he is tutored by the unique and adventurous Aunt Annie, whose teaching combines with his imagination to greatly enrich his life.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Lloyd Alexander.
    GenreJuvenile fiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination199 p.
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245613M
    ISBN 100142500003, 0525466770
    LC Control Number00047541

    In Depression-era Philadelphia, when eleven-year-old David is too ill to attend school, he is tutored by the unique and adventurous Aunt Annie, whose teaching combines with his . Children's Book and Media Review Home > All Journals > Children's Book and Media Review > Vol. 23 () > Iss. 3. Article Title. The Gawgon and the Boy. Authors. Cathleen Alton. Abstract. This paper has been withdrawn. Journal Home About This Journal Author: Cathleen Alton.

    The Gawgon and the Boy (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) by Lloyd Alexander. , Turtleback Books. ISBN Price: $ Browse books by Lloyd Alexander The Book of Three. by Lloyd Alexander. 8 Resources. Add to Reading List Share this Book. The Black Cauldron. by The Gawgon and the Boy. by Lloyd Alexander. 5 Resources1 Award. Add to Reading List Share this Book. The Golden Dream of Carlo Chuchio. by Lloyd Alexander.

    While reacquainting myself with Lloyd Alexander’s Chronicles of Prydain (“A Fflam thrives on danger!”), I found his book, The Gawgon and the Boy. It’s a wonderful story about a boy named David who, after recovering from a life-threatening illness, is tutored by his Aunt Annie (a tough individual he secretly names “The Gawgon. About the Notable Children's Books. Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list. Administered by: The Gawgon and the Boy. Written by Lloyd Alexander. Published by Dutton.


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What a strange book. The Gawgon and the Boy isn't up there with Lloyd Alexander's best, but it's not a waste of time. The relationship between the titular characters (David, a sickly year old boy who hasn't been to school in several months, and The Gawgon, David's eccentric, fun-loving aunt /5.

"The Gawgon and The Boy" is the story of David, a young boy growing up in Depression-era Philadelphia. After a bout with pneumonia, David discovers 5/5(5).

The Gawgon and The Boy by Lloyd Alexander,Dutton Children's Books edition, in English - 1st : Lloyd Alexander. The Gawgon and the Boy by Lloyd Alexander A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in The Gawgon and The Boy book or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

Book Wizard; The Gawgon and the Boy. By Lloyd Alexander. Grades. Genre. Fiction In Depression-era Philadelphia, when eleven-year-old David is too ill to attend school, he is tutored by the unique and adventurous Aunt Annie, whose teaching combines with his.

"The Gawgon and The Boy" is the story of David, a young boy growing up in Depression-era Philadelphia. After a bout with pneumonia, David discovers /5. But David, a dreamy boy who loves to make up stories of derring-do (punctuating the text throughout and featuring himself), soon learns that The Gawgon's ("Gorgon") methodologies are perfect for him, as she feeds him an unconventional education hinging on stories that become further fuel for his imagination (she supplies the smile for a.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Gawgon and the Boy David, an year-old living in late s Philadelphia, is recovering from a nearly fatal bout of pneumonia.

His doctor has prescribed mild exercise, fresh air, and lots of rest - which sounds like Heaven to David. In a few light brushstrokes, it portrays a cast of goofy yet endearingly ordinary characters, while its unusual structure focuses mainly on the boy's inner life - a life of the imagination, stirred up by his lessons with The Gawgon, and featuring such characters as Napoleon Bonaparte, Sherlock Holmes, and Leonardo da Vinci.

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$ Free shipping. The Gawgon and The Boy doesn't follow Lloyd Alexander's usual pattern of larger-than-life characters and wild adventure. However, the main characters are equal. Home. Browse Categories. Book Lists. About. More. Libby's Guide Great books for Children and Young Adults.

Davids family is preparing a funeral for the Gawgon. When it was David's turn to speak he broke off and couldn't do it. In the Gawgon's will it said that David would get the third history book, Shakespeare's plays, a thick pile of poems, some Sherlock Holmes pictures that he had given her, postcards of famous paintings, snapshots of her son, and the picture of her at the pyramid.

THE GAWGON AND THE BOY Lloyd Alexander, Author. Dutton $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS star of her own quintet of books.

A New York Times Bestseller A School Library Journal and YALSA Best Book of the Year David's elderly Aunt Annie, (The Gawgon) is as frightening as a snake-haired Gorgon. Now his tutor, he's sure she will be the end of him. Accelerated Reader® title for ages Author: Alexander, Lloyd.

Click to read more about The Gawgon and the Boy by Lloyd Alexander. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. This book would be very difficult to use in a classroom but it could be used to challenge an advanced reader.

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Gawgon and the Boy. By Lloyd Alexander Published Jan ‘Give me the boy.’ These words have the ring of a death sentence to 11 year old David as elderly, tough-minded Aunt Annie says them. Editions. The Gawgon and the Boy, Library Binding, ; The Gawgon and the Boy Thorndike Press, Hardcover, ; The Gawgon and the Boy Turtleback Books Distributed by /5(16).

The Gawgon and the Boy by Lloyd Alexander. Puffin$, pp. (about a third of the book is the boy’s own writing about pirates and Indians and other adventures) He falls sick one summer and the doctor decides he must be kept out of school – the boy applauds – and his mother decides that he should be tutored.

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