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Source:Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Volume 1st, New York, p.198 (2003)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3573 .H474763 T33 2003
Keywords:Child abuse--Fiction, Cousins--Fiction, Family life--Kentucky--Fiction, Kentucky--History--20th century--Fiction, Orphans--Fiction
Summary: In rural Kentucky in 1955, Serilda Collins, single mother of four lively girls, discovers that her orphaned nephew is being subjected to brutality.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 8-12; Grade level 5.5; Historical fiction