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Author: A LaFaye
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2006, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st Aladdin paperbacks edView 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: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A LaFaye
ISBN: 1416916245 9781416916246 1415679371 9781415679371
OCLC Number: 68932472
Notes: "Aladdin fiction"--Cover.
Awards: Scott O'Dell Award for historical fiction, 2005
Target Audience: 9-12.
Description: 144 pages ; 20 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 --
Hunt --
Little pride to bring us together --
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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Scott O'Dell Award Winner

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-04-10) Very Good Permalink

Tragedy strikes Nate Peale and  his family as they attempt to keep the farm going inspite of conflict between ranchers and farmers. John Worth, an orphan train rider with personal troubles of his own joins the Peale family. Hardshpis and misunderstandings abound as each family member tries to...
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