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Dark water

Dark Water

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

McNeal,Laura

Source:

Alfred A. Knopf, Volume 1st, New York, p.287 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3563 .C388435 D37 2010

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8784856

Keywords:

California--Fiction, California--Juvenile fiction, Cousins--Fiction, Cousins--Juvenile fiction, Divorce--Fiction, Divorce--Juvenile fiction, Families--California--Juvenile fiction, Family life--California--Fiction, Homeless persons--Fiction, Homeless persons--Juvenile fiction, Illegal aliens--Fiction, Illegal aliens--Juvenile fiction, National Book Award: Children Finalist 2010, Wildfires--Fiction, Wildfires--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

Summary: Living in a cottage on her uncle's Southern California avocado ranch since her parent's messy divorce, fifteen-year-old Pearl Dewitt meets and falls in love with an illegal migrant worker, and is trapped with him when wildfires approach his makeshift forest home.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 14 and up; Book level 5.7; Realistic Fiction