Gossamer

Gossamer

eBook - 2006
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While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2006.
ISBN: 9780547345000
0547345003
Characteristics: 1 online resource.

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shokolit Jun 01, 2016

A beautifully written book. I enjoyed it, my daughter too. Recommended for all ages.

Chapel_Hill_KatieJ Jan 25, 2016

Gossamer begins as a story about Dream-givers, sprite-like beings who try to give humans pleasant dreams. The story then follows an old woman who takes in a foster child named John. There is also a dream-giver watching over John's mother, who is desperately trying to get John back. The story is about a dream-giver named Littlest trying to grow up and learn how to do her job, as well as about John who is growing up and overcoming his troubled childhood.

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Aileen_K
Nov 11, 2014

This book is very good, I really recommend it. But it's a book for readers who have a liking to books that are not as action packed as others. Littlest is the main character and is the curios and sometimes irresponsible type.

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geekadoodle
Dec 11, 2012

I really liked this book.You really feel for John and Littlest One. Littlest One is so cute, and I love that she is always sucking her thumb and trying to hide it. My little sister does that a lot.

Dimmu16 Aug 18, 2012

I really liked this story! It was magical really.

RarePurpleJaguar Jun 29, 2012

One of the greatest books of all time. The magical world was perfect, and the characters weren't larger than life, but characters that you could actually relate to. I loved the Littlest One, she reminds me of my younger sibling. Lois Lowry has created a classic!

EMILY N CHEN Jan 07, 2012

very good book

Loved this book! Beautifully written and masterfully constructed, Gossamer approaches questions with a thoughtfulness only Lewis Lowry can, and leaves you with the feeling of awakening from a dream.

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tiki_tiki20
Dec 30, 2010

Pretty good book.

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jul 20, 2012

While learning to bestow dreams, a young dream giver tries to save an eight-year-old boy from the effects of both his abusive past and the nightmares inflicted on him by the frightening Sinisteeds.

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