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Sparrow

Author: Sarah Moon
Publisher: New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Sparrow Cooke of Brooklyn has always been the kind of child who prefers reading books to playing with friends (not that she has many of those) and since fifth grade the one person who seemed to understand her was the school librarian--so when Mrs. Wexler was killed in an accident, Sparrow's world came apart, and when she was found on the edge of the school roof everyone assumed that it was a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult fiction
Coming of age fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Moon
ISBN: 9781338032581 1338032585
OCLC Number: 974674581
Awards: American Library Association Best Fiction for Young Adults. 2018.
Target Audience: HL680L
Description: 264 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Moon.

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From the co-editor of the anthology "The Letter Q" comes the story of a sensitive, gifted African-American girl who reveals with mordant humor what it feels like to spend every day wishing so hard  Read more...

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From Sparrow I walk home from school, looking everywhere for a bird -- any kind -- but it's like they've all left town. I feel a kind of lonely that's entirely different from the Read more...

 
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