Giant Pumpkin Suite

Author(s): Melanie Heuiser Hill

Junior Fiction

Twelve-year-old Rose Brutigan has grown seven inches in the last eight months. She's always been different from her twin brother, Thomas, but now she towers over him in too many ways. The gap in their interests continues to widen as well. Musically talented Rose is focused on winning the upcoming Bach Cello Suites Competition, while happy-go-lucky Thomas has taken up the challenge of growing a giant pumpkin in the yard of their elderly neighbor, Mr. Pickering. But when a serious accident changes the course of the summer, Rose is forced to grow and change in ways she never could have imagined. Along the way there's tap dancing and classic musicals, mail-order worms and neighborhood-sourced compost, fresh-squeezed lemonade, the Minnesota State Fair - and an eclectic cast of local characters that readers will fall in love with.


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Melanie Heuiser Hill is a graduate of Hamline University's MFA program in writing for children and young adults. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and children. Giant Pumpkin Suite is her debut novel.

General Fields

  • : 9780763691554
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : Candlewick Press
  • : 0.616
  • : September 2017
  • : 211mm X 150mm X 35mm
  • : United States
  • : December 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Melanie Heuiser Hill
  • : Hardback
  • : 1217
  • : English
  • : FIC
  • : 448