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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Bookmobile BKM JFIC HAR (Text) 39230031561051 Bookmobile Books Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh J HAR (Text) 39206018917151 J Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0689841191 (copy 2) :
  • Physical Description: 176 pages : 1 map ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2002.

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Summary, etc.:
Needing to earn money after his father's death during the influenza epidemic of 1918, thirteen-year-old Joshua works as a newspaper boy in Boston, one day finding himself in the vicinity of an explosion that sends tons of molasses coursing through the streets.
Target Audience Note:
590L Lexile
Decoding demand: 92 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 83 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Subject: Newspaper carriers > Fiction.
Child labor > Fiction.
Disasters > Fiction.
Molasses > Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) > Fiction.

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