The Van Gogh Cafe

The Van Gogh Cafe

Book - 1995
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Magic things happen at the Van Gogh Cafe in Flowers, Kansas. No one quite knows why, but people think it’s because the cafe building was once a theater. They figure the walls absorbed enough magic during those years of lights and costumes and opening nights to last forever. Ten-year-old Clara is another reason for the magic. She believes anything might happen--and it always does. “Newbery Medalist Rylant breaks new ground in producing this whimsical tale, dextrously weaving extraordinary events into the fabric of ordinary life. As she gently guides her characters toward their magnificent destinies, the strength of her imagination and the depth of her sensitivity will impress even the reluctant reader.”--Publishers Weekly

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Believing in the magic that always visits the Van Gogh Cafe, which was once a theater, young Clara helps her father to prepare breakfast for their sleepy patrons, six of whom have special experiences, in an anthology of six interconnected stories.

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The Van Gogh Cafe, located in Flowers, Kansas, has magic in its walls, causing strange and mysterious events to occur there

Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, c1995
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780152008437
Branch Call Number: j First Chapter Book Ryl
Characteristics: 53 p. ; 22 cm


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Jul 12, 2007

Very slim, very powerful. A quiet book that feels a little sacred.


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