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Newsgirl (Hardcover)

Author:  Liza Ketchum
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0670011193
ISBN-13: 9780670011193
Sku: 211067826
Publish Date: 9/3/2009
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.75L x 1T
Pages:  327
Age Range:  14 to College
 
Set in California in 1850, twelve-year-old Amelia discovers that the bustling city is more hospitable and financially rewarding to working boys, thus cutting off her hair and transforming herself, Amelia joins a gang of newsboys, gets to work, and joins in the fun alongside her rambunctious friends. *Author: Ketchum, Liza *Publication Date: 2009/09/03 *Number of Pages: 327 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Grade Level: 7-9 *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 5.75 *Height: 8.25
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Set in California in 1850, twelve-year-old Amelia discovers that the bustling city is more hospitable and financially rewarding to working boys, thus cutting off her hair and transforming herself, Amelia joins a gang of newsboys, gets to work, and joins in the fun alongside her rambunctious friends.Set in California in 1850, twelve-year-old Amelia discovers that the bustling city is more hospitable and financially rewarding to working boys, thus cutting off her hair and transforming herself, Amelia joins a gang of newsboys, gets to work, and joins in the fun alongside her rambunctious friends.

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"Ketchum nicely interweaves actual events into this engaging story. She also covers the topics of discrimination and same-sex couples with aplomb. Amelia is a well-rounded character: imperfect, persistent, unsure of herself, and likable." 09/01/2009
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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   10
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0327
Product attributePublisher:   Viking Children's Books
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