When We Were Saints (Hardcover)

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Archibald Caswell could never please his domineering granddaddy Silas. Now with Granddaddy gone, Archie finds himself lost, confused, and wondering what Granddaddy could possibly have meant by his dying words: “Young man, you are a saint!”

Clare Simpson knows exactly what Silas meant. She convinces Archie to dedicate his life to God, give up his possessions, steal his granddaddy's truck, and head north to the Cloisters in New York, where she and Archie secretly live after museum hours. For Clare, the journey is a return to the only place where she has felt happy and loved. For Archie, the pilgrimage leads him to a closer relationship with God—and a burning desire for home.

About the Author


HAN NOLAN is the author of several books, including Dancing on the Edge which won the National Book Award and Send Me Down a Miracle, a National Book Award finalist. She lives with her husband on the East Coast.

Praise For…


"This deeply philosophical and psychologically complex novel will hold readers rapt..."

— Publishers Weekly


Product Details
ISBN: 9780152163716
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 1st, 2003
Pages: 304

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