The Box

Rated 3.50/5 based on 2 reviews
When a boy is given a box by an angel who asks him to care for it, the task shapes his entire life.

Originally published in DRAGONS AND DREAMS (edited by Jane Yolen) this is one of Bruce Coville's personal favorites among all his stories.

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Words: 2,360
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465934659
About Bruce Coville

Bruce Coville is the author of 101 books for children and young adults, including the international bestseller MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN, and the wildly popular UNICORN CHRONICLES series. His works have appeared in over a dozen languages, and won children's choice awards in over a dozen states, including twice in California. He has been, at various times, a teacher, a toymaker, a magazine editor, a gravedigger, and a cookware salesman. He is also the founder of FULL CAST AUDIO, an audiobook publishing company devoted to producing full cast, unabridged recordings of material for family listening. Mr. Coville lives in Syracuse, New York, with his wife, illustrator Katherine Coville.

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Reviews

Review by: Kim Wimberly on May 28, 2012 :
I'm always eager to read Bruce Coville's works, and most of the time I read them more than once. There's nothing he's written that I haven't liked or enjoyed. This work was good although nothing can really compare to his Unicorn Chronicles series, at least in my opinion.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: endo on May 24, 2012 :
Too open ended for me and I don't mind a little open ending, with something in the story that my imagination can take somewhere. This story lacked enough to seamlessly imagine an ending. If I was making up a good night story for young children, it would be a good framework though! In general, I'm an ardent Bruce Coville story fan.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

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