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  • Jul 2, 2010
Great young adult novel.
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I am a stay-at-home mommy to my two boys, Jackson (7) and Spencer(3). I am an avid reader and love movies and spending time with my friends and family!
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Newbery Medal, 1961
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ISBN-10: 0786272546 (pbk. : lg. print)
ISBN-13: 9780786272549 (pbk. : lg. print)
Author: Scott O'Dell
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Date Published: February 2, 2005
Format: Large Print
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