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The braid

Author: Helen Frost
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Two Scottish sisters, living on the western island of Barra in the 1850s, relate, in alternate voices and linked narrative poems, their experiences after their family is forcibly evicted and separated with one sister accompanying their parents and younger siblings to Cape Breton, Canada, and the other staying behind with other family on the small island of Mingulay.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Frost
ISBN: 0374309620 9780374309626
OCLC Number: 60500453
Notes: "Frances Foster books."
Description: 95 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Helen Frost.
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Contains two narrative poems wherein two sisters tell their separate yet interwoven stories.  Read more...

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"* The braid is both powerful fact and stirring metaphor... the book will inspire students and teachers to go back and study how the taut poetic lines manage to contain the powerful feelings." Read more...

 
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