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Poseyville Carnegie PL - Poseyville YA Land (Text) 70651000027253 YA Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781406314595
  • ISBN: 1406314595
  • Physical Description: 357 pages, 3 unnumbered pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: London : Walker Books, 2014.

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General Note:
JAWARD, 2015.
Summary, etc.:
"What kind of a girl steals the clothes from a dead man's back and runs off to join the army? A desperate one. That's who. At the end of the American Civil War, Charley - a young African-American slave from the deep south - is ostensibly freed. But then her adopted mother is raped and lynched at the hands of a mob and Charley is left alone. In a terrifyingly lawless land, where the colour of a person's skin can bring violent death, Charley disguises herself as a man and joins the army. Soon she's being sent to the prairies to fight a whole new war against the 'savage Indians'. Trapped in a world of injustice and inequality, it's only when Charley is posted to Apache territory that she begins to learn what it is to be truly free"--Publishers website
Target Audience Note:
840L Lexile
Awards Note:
Carnegie Medal Winner, 2015
Subject: African American girls > Juvenile Fiction.
West (U.S.) > History > 1860-1890 > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Historical fiction.

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