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Contributor(s): Hesse, Karen (Author)

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ISBN: 0756913780     ISBN-13: 9780756913786
Publisher: Perfection Learning
OUR PRICE: $15.98  

Binding Type: Prebound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2003
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Annotation: When a small Vermont town turns against its own in 1924 as the Ku Klux Klan moves in, no one is safe--especially 12-year-old Leonora, an African-American girl, and six-year-old Esther, who is Jewish.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Prejudice & Racism
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - General
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 00054139
Age Level: 10-13
Grade Level: 5-8
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 5.1" W x 7.6" (0.40 lbs) 161 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 1920's
- Demographic Orientation - Small Town
- Ethnic Orientation - African American
- Ethnic Orientation - Jewish
- Geographic Orientation - Vermont
Features: Ikids, Illustrated
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 54110
Reading Level: 5.0   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 2.0
 
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Publisher Description:
Leanora Sutter. Esther Hirsh. Merlin Van Tornhout. Johnny Reeves... These characters are among the unforgettable cast inhabiting a small Vermont town in 1924. A town that turns against its own when the Ku Klux Klan moves in. No one is safe, especially the two youngest, twelve-year-old Leanora, an African-American girl, and six-year-old Esther, who is Jewish.
 
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