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- ISBN: 9780316135023 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2008.
Walter Mosley is one of the best-known writers in America. In his first book for young adults, Mosley deftly weaves historical and speculative fiction into a powerful narrative about the nature of freedom. 47 is a young slave boy living under the watchful eye of a brutal slave master. His life seems doomed until he meets a mysterious runaway slave, Tall John. Then, 47 finds himself swept up in a struggle for his own liberation.
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Text Difficulty 4
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
5.3 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 485 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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- Baker & Taylor
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