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The giant-slayer

Author: Iain Lawrence
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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When her eight-year-old neighbor is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines.
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Genre/Form: Proofs (Printing)
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Lawrence
ISBN: 9780385733762 0385733763 0385903936 9780385903936
OCLC Number: 249132819
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 292 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Iain Lawrence.

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When her eight-year-old neighbor is stricken with polio in 1955, eleven-year-old Laurie discovers that there is power in her imagination as she weaves a story during her visits with him and other patients confined to iron lung machines.

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