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Author: Sharon Creech Narrator: Hope Davis, Mary Stuart Masterson Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2006 ISBN: 9780060878504
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In her own singularly beautiful style, Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales, one funny, one bittersweet, to create a heartwarming, compelling, and utterly moving story of love, loss, and the complexity of human emotion.

Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the "Indian-ness in her blood," travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of Phoebe Winterbottom, who received mysterious messages, who met a "potential lunatic," and whose mother disappeared.

As Sal entertains her grandparents with Phoebe's outrageous story, her own story begins to unfold—the story of a thirteen-year-old girl whose only wish is to be reunited with her missing mother.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “The book is packed with humor and affection and is an odyssey of unexpected twists and surprising conclusions.”

    Newbery Award Selection Committee

  • “Tenderly intertwines threads of love, loss and growth.”

    AudioFile

  • “An engaging story of love and loss, told with humor and suspense…A richly layered novel about real and metaphorical journeys.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Ambitious and successful on many fronts…When Sal’s on the road with her grandparents, spinning Phoebe’s yarn and trying to untangle her own, this story sings.”

    Booklist

  • “[Creech] fashions characters with humor and sensitivity.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • Winner of the 1995 Newbery Medal

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brian | 2/20/2014

    " This is an extremely good book and I will recommend it to others if they haven't already read it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dana | 2/14/2014

    " The layers to this book are subtle and deep. If a student has been abandoned by a parent, be prepared for strong emotional reaction. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amy | 2/11/2014

    " Beautiful young adult literature. This one broke my heart with a few tears. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Haley | 2/11/2014

    " My mom read this book to me when I was younger, and I have returned to it countless times over the years as a source of comfort and escape. Walk Two Moons has rightfully earned its spot as one of my favorite books, and continues to make me cry almost every time I read it. To me, it's a classic! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dorothy | 2/3/2014

    " This book I read my freshman year and I really enjoyed reading it. I recommend others to read it also. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Suzy | 1/26/2014

    " Sharon Creech may just be my new favorite children's author. Her characters are lovely, flawed, and real. I'm always on the lookout for good books for my kids. Jack will have to skip this one for now because it would be too sad for him, but I think someday he'll really like it. Elise may get to it first! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Katrina | 1/24/2014

    " Best short story everrrrr. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Molly | 1/24/2014

    " I though this book was great. It had lots of thought provoking things. I read this book as a class assignment and fell in love! I loved the POV from Sal. I though Phobe was a great character and loved the winter bottom family on general! Would recommend to ANYONE! I loved everything about this book. Spoiler Alert: The End will make you cry! ( I did) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Beverly | 1/20/2014

    " For ages 10-12. Story of a 13 year old girl whose only wish is to be reunited with her mother. Funny, touching. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Rianna | 1/1/2014

    " I read that for Pre-AP English 2 in high school, I believe. I didn't like that there was cursing in there. I remember looking up what 'brothel' meant. Strange book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Amaris | 12/26/2013

    " Sal is an amazing story teller. I will never forget this book. It was elegantly written and the scenes in it were both comical and thought provoking. I am incredibly glad I chose to read this. It has opened my mind and heart to other people and has changed the way I see the world. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Julia | 12/26/2013

    " I liked this book because it had lots of loss and happiness mixed together to create a great story. (Im sorry if I give horrible reviews) The main character's friend's family recieves letters from a lunatic (or so they thought). Will they ever figure out who it is? "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Savannah | 12/13/2013

    " I read this book when I was a preteen, and it is still one of my favorites. I swear, Sharon Creech could write about cheese and make it interesting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Katy | 12/11/2013

    " This was not the best book I ever read, but it's just not my type of book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maryann | 11/6/2013

    " Newbery award winning book. Loved it. Great characters, charming story. Maybe I like children's books because they have short chapters. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dustin | 7/19/2013

    " I had to read this book for school. It was actually pretty good. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Frank | 7/11/2013

    " It's really good, one story blended in another. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Casey | 6/16/2013

    " Slow going at first, but a suprise ending. You can use this book to teach about predicting, but my guess is the students will be wrong. It's a good book that addresses kids with absent mothers, and the questions they have that may never be answered. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kelani | 3/10/2013

    " Amazing book. This book made me laugh and cry! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shannon | 2/13/2013

    " An emotional journey. Creech again created a character that becomes a part of you, which causes you to feel their emotions through her words. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vickie | 10/12/2012

    " I read this book to my students when teaching middle school. I loved the book as much as my students did. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nnovak17 | 7/24/2012

    " This book was very good and it is very deep, but once you get into it you cant stop reading it "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kellie | 5/14/2012

    " My favorite book as a child :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathie | 1/21/2012

    " Wonderful book about mothers. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jocelyn | 11/29/2011

    " This was one of my favorite books growing up. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Karen | 10/24/2011

    " So touching. This novel still remains one of the most memorable read alouds I shared with my sweet daughter. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jennifer | 5/20/2011

    " I hardly ever consider rating books with five stars, but any book that gives me such an emotional reaction deserves high praise. I read Walk Two Moons for the first time at thirteen, & now, at twenty-two, I was again both charmed & heartbroken. I'd recommend it to anyone & everyone. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Sue | 5/20/2011

    " This was a fun book to read. Loved all the characters and loved the ending! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jess | 5/18/2011

    " Read it a LONG time ago, but from what I remember it was good. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lorra | 5/18/2011

    " Great coming of age book for young readers. I cried through the last chapter. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alanna | 5/15/2011

    " This is my favorite book of all time. Though some may think that it is slightly predictable, it really isn't. The plots are so intricately woven and easy to follow. Great entertainment value--leaves you with a lot to think about! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Daisy | 5/12/2011

    " best book ever thats all i can say i cryed so hard at the end so be prepared for that its emotional and yet a great book i rate 5 stars i loved this book and i could read it again and again =')tears of joy.I hope you enjoy this book as much as i did! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Emily | 5/11/2011

    " I first read this book in 6th grade. It was a gift to me by one of my teachers because I was leaving. This has got to be my favorite book. I have found myself coming back to this book so many times before. It is truly amazing. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Marnie | 5/9/2011

    " I loved this story, great characters, lots of humor, a bit of sadness and a great ending.
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About the Author

Sharon Creech has written more than twenty books for young people and is published in over twenty languages. Her books have received awards in both the United States and abroad, including the Newbery Medal for Walk Two Moons, the Newbery Honor for The Wanderer, and Great Britain’s Carnegie Medal for Ruby Holler. Before beginning her writing career, she taught English for fifteen years in England and Switzerland. She and her husband now live in Maine.

About the Narrators

Mary Stuart Masterson is an Earphones Award–winning narrator and an accomplished screen and stage actress perhaps most recognized for her roles in films such as Fried Green Tomatoes, Benny & Joon, and Bed of Roses. She won the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the 1989 film Immediate Family and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for the 2003 Broadway revival of Nine.

Hope Davis, an actress and Earphones Award–winning narrator, has starred in more than twenty feature films, including Arlington Road, American Splendor, and Next Stop Wonderland. Also an accomplished stage actress, she earned a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the Broadway play God of Carnage. She was voted Best Actress in 2003 by the New York Film Critics.