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Stepping on the cracks

Author: Mary Downing Hahn
Publisher: Boston : Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1944, while her brother is overseas fighting in World War II, eleven-year-old Margaret gets a new view of the school bully Gordy when she finds him hiding his own brother, an army deserter, and decides to help him.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Downing Hahn
ISBN: 9780547076607 0547076606
OCLC Number: 390909136
Notes: Reprint. Originally published in 1991.
Awards: Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 1982.
Description: 216 pages : map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Mary Downing Hahn.

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