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Stepping on the cracks / Mary Downing Hahn.

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  • ISBN: 0380719002 (pbk.) : $ $3.50
  • Physical Description: 216 pages : map ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Avon Books, c1991,

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General Note:
"Avon Camelot book."
Summary, etc.:
In 1944, while her brother is overseas fighting in World War II, eleven-year-old Margaret gets a new view of the school bully Gordy when she finds him hiding his own brother, an army deserter, and decides to help him.
Target Audience Note:
780L Lexile
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > United States > Fiction.
Bullies > Fictioni.
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  • Baker & Taylor
    A winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Outstanding Historical Fiction and several other honors tells of one girl's confrontation with the school bully, which teaches her about loyalty and bravery as World War II rages on. Reissue.
  • Baker & Taylor
    In 1944, while her brother is overseas fighting in World War II, eleven-year-old Margaret gets a new view of the school bully Gordy when she finds him hiding his own brother, an army deserter, and decides to help him.
  • Baker & Taylor
    While their older brothers are off fighting in World War II, best friends Margaret and Elizabeth are battling their own private war with Gordy, the local bully
  • HARPERCOLL

    Margaret and her best friend Elizabeth both have brothers fighting the war against Hitler and, like everyone else they know, they are filled with feelings of patriotism. But the girls are also involved in their own personal war at home. Gordy Smith, the worst bully in sixth grade, teases and torments them, and Margaret is scared to death of him. But when Gordy and his pals Toad and Doug grow bolder than ever, Margaret and Elizabeth come up with a daring plan to get even. That's when the girls discover a shocking secret about Gordy that turns their lives upside-down and draws them into a startling confrontation with family, friends...and their own strongly held ideas.


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