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Silhouette of a sparrow

Author: Molly Beth Griffin
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.
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Genre/Form: LGBTQ YA
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Beth Griffin
ISBN: 9781571317018 1571317015 9781571317049 157131704X
OCLC Number: 752069132
Target Audience: Young Adult.
Description: 189 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Molly Beth Griffin.

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During the summer of 1926 in the lake resort town of Excelsior, Minnesota, sixteen-year-old Garnet, who dreams of indulging her passion for ornithology, is resigned to marrying a nice boy and settling into middle-class homemaking until she takes a liberating job in a hat shop and begins an intense, secret relationship with a daring and beautiful flapper.

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"Silhouette of a Sparrow is an excellent example of an historical, coming-of-age lesbian young adult novel. Written with a deft hand, based in the true history of its setting, and with Read more...

 
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A smart and charming book for all ages

by kidshelley (WorldCat user published 2013-12-09) Excellent Permalink

Molly Beth Griffin has crafted a charming story of adolescent life in early twentieth century Midwestern America. Silhouette of a Sparrow is a sweet—not saccharine—novel with well-developed characters, believable obstacles, and engaging...
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