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Author: Eishes Chayil; Danielle Delaney; James Walker & Company.; Quad/Graphics.
Publisher: New York : Walker, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After remembering the cause of her best friend Devory's suicide at age nine, Gittel is determined to raise awareness of sexual abuse in her Borough Park, New York, community, despite the rules of Chassidim that require her to be silent.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Bildungsromans
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eishes Chayil; Danielle Delaney; James Walker & Company.; Quad/Graphics.
ISBN: 9780802720887 0802720889 9780802723321 0802723322
OCLC Number: 567188444
Notes: "Book design by Danielle Delaney"--Title page verso.
Awards: Sydney Taylor Book Honor, 2011.
Morris Debut Award finalist 2011.
Target Audience: 014-017.
Description: 359 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Eishes Chayil.
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For the Chassidim, the rules of life are determined by an ancient script--and abuse has never been a part of it. But when 13-year-old Gittel learns of the abuse her best friend, the adults try to  Read more...

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I expected "Hush "to be important and harrowing. I did not except it to be warm and funny, too I hope this book finds its way to wounded, fearful kids and their friends, of every faith and ethnicity. Read more...

 
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