The Bridge to Nowhere by Megan McDonald

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For seventh-grader Hallie her father seems like a stranger--a man of steel whose world is dark and distant. He is obsessed with a bridge that was never finished, a bridge that was his life until he lost his job. The bridge to nowhere. An early draft of this dramatic novel was awarded a work in progress grant from the Society of Children's Book Writers.

About Megan McDonald

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Megan McDonald was born February 28, 1959, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She grew up in the 1960s the youngest of five girls - which later became the inspiration of the Sister's Club. She attended Oberlin College and received a B.A. in English, then she went on to receive a Library Science degree at Pittsburgh University in 1986. Before becoming a full-time writer, McDonald had a variety of jobs working in libraries, bookstores, museums, and even as a park ranger.She was children's librarian, working at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Minneapolis Public Library and Adams Memorial Library in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. She has received various awards for her storytelling including a Judy Blume Contemporary Fiction Award, a Children's Choice Book award, and a Keystone State Award among others. McDonald has also written many picture books for younger children and continues to write. Her most recent work was the "Julie Albright" series of books for the American public. She currently resides in Sebastopol, California with her husband and pets.
Published April 1, 1993 by Orchard Books (NY). 154 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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