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Also known as Harper

Also Known as Harper

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Henry Holt, Volume 1st, New York, p.246 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3612 .E217 A47 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8512322

Keywords:

Brothers and sisters--Fiction, Brothers and sisters--Juvenile fiction, Dysfunctional families--Juvenile fiction, Family problems--Fiction, People with disabilities--Fiction, People with disabilities--Juvenile fiction, Poets--Fiction, Poets--Juvenile fiction, Selective mutism--Fiction, Selective mutism--Juvenile fiction, Single-parent families--Fiction, Single-parent families--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

Summary: Writing poetry helps fifth-grader Harper Lee Morgan cope with her father's absence, being evicted, and having to skip school to care for her brother while their mother works, and things look even brighter after she befriends a mute girl and a kindly disabled woman.

Notes:

Lexile measure 800, ages 10-14; book level 5.1; realistic fiction