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E.L. Konigsburg, brilliant Newbery Medal-winning author of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and The View from Saturday, has honed her skills to a fine point. Her keen understanding of young people is matched by her ability to create suspenseful, page-turning masterpieces. This beautifully written story is darker than some of her others, with a remarkably true glimpse into a young man's inner world. (Ages 10 to 14) --Emilie Coulter --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
"Silent to the Bone" deals with a number of issues; it confronts divorce, friendship, sexual attraction, parent and child relationships, second marriages and child abuse. Read morePublished on June 9 2008 by Pauline
Who did it first, DiCamillo with Tale of Despereaux, or Konigsburg with this?
What I mean is, fine writers putting out silly, under edited cliches. Read more
This book is very strange in that Here we have baby who is neglected and called a brat by the babysitter and then dropped on her head and nearly DIES. Read morePublished on June 28 2004
Silent to the Bone was a fairly easy read book, but yet you can really get into it. The characters feelings were portrayed very well. Read morePublished on April 11 2004 by sarah
Silent to the Bone written by E.L. Konigsburg is an awesome book. The author did a great job of showing character growth through the main characters, Branwell and Connor. Read morePublished on April 10 2004 by Lauren
This book is great because it shows how a good friendship can overcome many obstacles. For example, in this book, Conner Kane helps his temporarily mute friend Branwell Zamborska... Read morePublished on April 10 2004 by "chosenone55"
This book is a great teacher of how people in the extremes of society live. First it depicts a utopian society where everything is smoothly run, but on the other hand, there is... Read morePublished on April 10 2004 by "chosenone55"
First of all, I should state that it was not any of the sexual innuendo that bothered me. Judy Blume was writing about "Viagra moments" decades before this writer. Read morePublished on April 10 2004