Our House by Pam Conrad
The Stories of Levittown

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A history of Levittown, which was founded by William Levitt after World War II, is told from the perspectives of six children, highlighting one from each decade from the forties through the nineties.

About Pam Conrad

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Pam Conrad wrote many award-winning books for children, including the immensely popular "The Tub People " and " The Tub Grandfather, " both illustrated by Richard Egielski. She is also the author of a number of critically acclaimed novels, including Prairie Songs, a 1986 ALA Best Children's Book of the Year and a 1985 ALA Golden Kite Honor Book, and " Stonewords, " winner of the 1991 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Mystery. Beddows is the illustrator of a number of books for young readers.
Published October 1, 1995 by Scholastic Trade. 65 pages
Genres: History, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Six very short stories, some skillfully written and some just plain irresistible, about children growing up in Levittown during six different decades, with a historical prologue and a thoughtful epilogue.

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Tracing the evolution of one house through the recollections of its residents, the author of Prairie Songs and My Daniel once again brings history to life while paying tribute to the birth and growth of one suburban town, Levittown, New York.

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