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Author: Nick Lake; Bloomsbury (Firm),; Thomson-Shore, Inc,; Hewer Text UK Ltd,
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Michael L. Printz Award: Winner
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Toussaint Louverture; Toussaint Louverture; Toussaint Louverture
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Lake; Bloomsbury (Firm),; Thomson-Shore, Inc,; Hewer Text UK Ltd,
ISBN: 9781599907437 1599907437
OCLC Number: 738346546
Notes: Typeset by Hewer Text UK Ltd., Edinburgh.
Awards: Printz Award, 2013
Description: 341 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Nick Lake.

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In the aftermath of the Haitian earthquake, fifteen-year-old Shorty, a poor gang member from the slums of Site Soleil, is trapped in the rubble of a ruined hospital, and as he grows weaker he has visions and memories of his life of violence, his lost twin sister, and of Toussaint L'Ouverture, who liberated Haiti from French rule in the 1804.

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