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The strength of saints

Author: A LaFaye
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In 1936, fourteen-year-old Nissa takes a stand against racial prejudice and for her own integrity and independence, drawing on the support of her individualistic mother, her father, stepmother, and some of the inhabitants of their Louisiana town.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A LaFaye
ISBN: 0689832001 9780689832000
OCLC Number: 46884202
Notes: Sequel to: Nissa's place.
Description: 183 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: A. LaFaye.
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In 1936, fourteen-year-old Nissa takes a stand against racial prejudice and for her own integrity and independence, drawing on the support of her individualistic mother, her father, stepmother, and some of the inhabitants of their Louisiana town.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-23) Good Permalink

      This books has overtones of moral teaching on issues of tolerance and race. Once past that little problem, I was delighted by the strong writing, an interesting story of trying to bring together two sides of a town, and the fact that a simplistic happy ending was not...
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