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Author: A LaFaye
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After breaking his leg, eleven-year-old Nate feels useless because he cannot work on the family farm in nineteenth-century Nebraska, so when his father brings home an orphan boy to help with the chores, Nate feels even worse.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A LaFaye
ISBN: 0689857306 9780689857300
OCLC Number: 52464837
Awards: Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2005.
Target Audience: 8-12.
Description: 144 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Lightning in the grass --
Clearing the fog --
What a boy is worth --
Dunce goes to school --
Fences inside and out --
Done with the world --
Evil in dark truth --
Weight of guilt --
Inviting in and letting go --
Flower with slices for petals --
Cutting fences, building ties --
War and myths --
Words through the walls --
Running and blood --
Death and doorways --
Tears that bind --
Cattle and chances --
What we learn --
Fence cutting --
The hunt --
A little pride to bring us together --
The fences we build.
Responsibility: A. LaFaye.
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After breaking his leg, eleven-year-old Nate feels useless because he cannot work on the family farm in nineteenth-century Nebraska, so when his father brings home an orphan boy to help with the chores, Nate feels even worse.

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