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Blessing's bead

Author: Debby Dahl Edwardson; Jay Colvin; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.; R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1917, Aaluk leaves for Siberia while her sister Nutaaq remains in their Alaskan village and becomes one of the few survivors of an influenza epidemic, then in 1986, Nunaaq's great-granddaughter leaves her mother due to a different kind of sickness and returns to the village where they were born.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Fiction
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Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Debby Dahl Edwardson; Jay Colvin; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.; R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company.
ISBN: 9780374308056 0374308055
OCLC Number: 242554228
Notes: "Melanie Kroupa books."
"Designed by Jay Colvin"--t.p. verso.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2010
Description: 178 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Debby Dahl Edwardson.
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In 1917, Aaluk leaves for Siberia while her sister Nutaaq remains in their Alaskan village and becomes one of the few survivors of an influenza epidemic, then in 1986, Nunaaq's great-granddaughter leaves her mother due to a different kind of sickness and returns to the village where they were born.

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Good addition to the library

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-13) Very Good Permalink

I really liked this book but there are a couple of things that were a little disappointing. I found the beginning to be very confusing, I had a hard time figuring out who was who in the first couple of pages! I also thought that the end was a little to neat and wrapped up. Otherwise, I enjoyed comparing...
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