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Author: Valerie Sherrard
Publisher: Markham, ON : Fitzhenry & Whiteside, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bethany knows that she is special. She doesn't learn things as easily as her classmates do and that sometimes makes them mean to her. They call her names - including the really 'bad' name. Even her mom and her sister Mira say unkind things at times. But Bethany has friends like her neighbor Mrs. Goldsborough as well as happy times with Dad when he gets home from work. And now, Mira has promised to protect her from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Novels
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Sherrard
ISBN: 9781554553419 1554553415
OCLC Number: 889168234
Awards: Book Award: CLA Book of the Year for Children Finalist, 2015
Description: 150 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Valerie Sherrard.

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"Bethany knows that she is special. She doesn't learn things as easily as her classmates do and that sometimes makes them mean to her. They call her names - including the really 'bad' name. Even her mom and her sister Mira say unkind things at times. But Bethany has friends like her neighbor Mrs. Goldsborough as well as happy times with Dad when he gets home from work. And now, Mira has promised to protect her from the bullies when the new school year begins. Then tragedy strikes, tearing Bethany's world apart in ways she could never have imagined, and she starts to wonder if there will ever be a place that feels like home again. Award-winning author Valerie Sherrard revisits the world of The Glory Wind in her new historical novel"--Page 4 of cover.

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