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Miles' song

Author: Alice McGill
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1851 in South Carolina, Miles, a twelve-year-old slave, is sent to a "breaking ground" to have his spirit broken but endures the experience by secretly taking reading lessons from another slave.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice McGill
ISBN: 0395979382 9780395979389
OCLC Number: 42389526
Description: 213 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Alice McGill.
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In 1851 in South Carolina, Miles, a twelve-year-old slave, is sent to a "breaking ground" to have his spirit broken but endures the experience by secretly taking reading lessons from another slave.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-08-03) Good Permalink

     Lots of great dialogue exchange between Miles and Elijah, providing great knowledge. My concern is that youth will have that same difficulty to keep reading but a good book.

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